London: William Heinemann, 1919. [Children's classic] FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. Large octavo (26 x 20cm), pp.110; , imprint; , blank. Mounted colour plate as frontispiece, with numerous silhouette and three-tone illustrations. Publisher's orange cloth spine and pictorial boards, pictorial green endpapers. Internally very clean, top corner bumped else binding is sound. A bright copy. Some spotting, tissue guard toned, covers a little dusty and marked, corners rubbed, speech day prize label to flyleaf. A very good, presentable copy. One of only two 'silhouette' titles by Arthur Rackham. Item #54995
Latimore and Haskell p.49; Riall p.134, Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.
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