London: The Nonesuch Press, n.d. [1925 and 1927]. [Children's Illustrated]. FIRST EDITIONS. In two volumes. Oblong (19 x 26cm), unpaginated. With bright colour illustrations by Elinor Darwin facing every page of text. In publisher's original paper-covered card covers, with red decoration to volume I and blue to volume II. Some weakness to binding of volume II. Covers of both volumes browned, with wear to fore-edges. Heavy wear and loss to head and tail of both spines, especially volume II. A rare survival of two delicate children's books. Fair overall. Item #49527
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