FLOWER BABIES' BOOK - 1914 ART NOUVEAU ILLUSTRATED FLOWER FAIRIES FAIRY POETRY
THE FLOWER BABIES' BOOK
Book Details + Condition: Rand McNally & Co. (Chicago). First Edition, 1914. 79 pages. Hardcover. Verse written by Anna M. Scott, with full-color lithograph illustrations by M.T. "Penny" Ross, an early collaborator of Walt Disney and popular illustrator of the era. Book is comprised of poems about flowers, including Nightshade, Lady's-Slippers, Forget-Me-Not, and more, each accompanied by a unique and lovely illustration. Brief section at end titled "Poems About Flowers Every Child Should Know" includes verse by Tennyson, Keats, Wordsworth, and more. Full-color back and front covers. An overall firm and clean copy, with tight binding; rubbed corners and edges; light wear to boards; blank bookplate on front endpaper; interior is clean and free of markings.