1922 Rare 1stED Book - DOWN-ADOWN-DERRY, A Book of FAIRY POEMS illustrated.
Author : Walter De La Mare. Illustrated By Dorothy P. Lathrop.
Title : Down-Adown-Derry. A Book of Fairy Poems.
Publisher : London, Constable & Co. Ltd. no date (1922). First Edition (stated).
Language : Text in English.
Size : 10.5 " X 7.5 ".
Pages : 193 pages.
Binding : Very good full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing or staining, name of a previous owner on first endpaper).
Illustrations : Illustrated with 3 beautiful colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations by Dorothy P Lathrop.
The book : Rare and attractive first edition of those illustrated Fairy Poems by Dorothy Pulis Lathrop. A wonderful selection of 55 of De La Mare's poems for children, beautifully illustrated, under the categories of 'Fairy Poems', 'Witches and Witchcraft' and 'The World of Dream'.
The illustrator : Dorothy Pulis Lathrop (April 16, 1891 – December 30, 1980) was an American writer and illustrator of children's books.
The author : Walter John de la Mare OM CH (25 April 1873 – 22 June 1956) was an English poet, short story writer, and novelist. He is probably best remembered for his works for children, for his poem "The Listeners", and for a highly acclaimed selection of subtle psychological horror stories, amongst them "Seaton's Aunt" and "All Hallows".
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