1883 Scarce Victorian Book - Pictures from the Poets illustrated by T. Pym (Clara Creed). First Edition.
Author: Illustrated by T. Pym (pseudonym for Clara Creed). Poems by William Wordsworth; Robert Southey; H T Green; H Kirke White; Allan Cunningham; Adelaide Anne Procter; Thomas Hood; William Blake.
Title: Pictures from the Poets.
Publisher: London, Gardner Darton & Co, no date (circa 1883). First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: 36 unnumbered leaves printed on one side only.
Binding: Very good original illustrated quarter cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Profusely and beautifully illustrated with sepia-colored chromo illustrations (in the manner of Kate Greenaway) by T. Pym (pseudonym of the late Victorian illustrator Clara Creed).
Estimate: (Scarce with few other copies available worldwide).
The book: Scarce in any condition! Beautiful First edition of Clara Creed wonderful illustrations for those poets words such as: To a child by Wordsworth, Busy bee by Rob Southey, Morning invitation to a child by H.T. Green, The Savoyards return by H. Kirke White, To a country child by A. Cunningham, To a town child, The fisher by Procter, From "the plea of the midsummer fairies" Song by T. Hood, etc. A Lovely Illustrated Victorian Children's book!
The Illustrator: T. Pym - prolific late-Victorian English children's book illustrator whose style imitated that of Kate Greenaway. Her real name was Clara Creed.
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