BIRTHDAY BOOK FOR CHILDREN - Kate Greenaway, 1st 1880 VERSES ILLUSTRATED
KATE GREENAWAY'S BIRTHDAY BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Book Details + Condition: George Rutledge and Sons (New York). First Edition, 1880. 129 pages. Hardcover measuring 4"x4". Diminutive birthday book with color illustrations by celebrated children's artist Kate Greenaway, featuring verses by Mrs. Sale Barker. Names every day of the year with a short poem and related illustration. This copy is personalized for a child as a gift on her second birthday, and there is writing on several pages; most remain blank. Front and back cover are illustrated and embossed in color. Tight binding; rubbed corners and edges; light wear to decorated boards; interior has a handful of pages with some notes.