KATE GREENAWAY - UNDER THE WINDOW, 1st / 1st 1885 - ILLUSTRATED Fairytales
UNDER THE WINDOW — Pictures and Rhymes by Kate Greenaway —First Edition / First Printing, 1885
Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co. London (1885)
First edition, first printing of Kate Greenaway's "Under the Window," bound in its original decorative green glazed paper-covered boards and cloth spine. A collection of charming rhymes for children by Greenaway, illustrated by her in full color on nearly each page, with vignettes of children playing, surrounded by springtime flowers. Printed by Edmund Evans. The boards and binding are solid and tight save for some wear on the outside and inside back boards. The pages and illustrations are crisp, colorful and clean save for a few spots of foxing on a some of the pages around the borders. The illustrations and text are crisp and clean. A wonderful first edition of Kate Greenaway's beautiful and classic tale.