A Day in a Child's Life

GREENAWAY, Kate; FOSTER, Myles B. ([1881])

£300.00  [First Edition]

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

First edition. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Music by Myles B. Foster (Organist of the Foundling Hospital). Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. Original light green glazed pictorial boards with a charming design: yellow borders and sunflower design surrounding the central title. Green cloth spine, green endpapers. London, George Routledge & Sons. n.d. [1881].

Containing nine songs for voice and piano by Myles B. Foster detailing activities from a day in a child's life including "Waking", "The Lesson", "Playtime", "A Romp", "Tired" and "Sleeping". Beautifully illustrated throughout by Kate Greenaway, engraved and printed by her frequent collaborator the wood-engraver Edmund Evans.

Minor marking and rubbing to boards. Small abrasions and one spot of soiling to front endpapers, inch long closed tear to rear free endpaper, minor gutter cracks. Overall an excellent example of Greenaway and Evans' combined genius.

Stock Code: 228527

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