New York: Charles Scribner, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 4to, unpaginated. Blue cloth with red titles has lightly bumped tips andn spine ends. Very Good / missing. Item #17549
Dowd's illustrations - approximately 46+ are absolutely beautiful. They bring to life the children and animals he sketches. A very rare book to find in this excellent shape. Please check out the photos. The chapters are: Baby Days, Growing older, Children and Aniuimals, Out-of-Doors, Special Days and Doings, Time for Bed. Each sketch is attached to the poetry written by various authors such as Emily Dickinson, William Blake, Charles and Mary Lamb, Robert L Stevenson, and many more well known writers of the day. A collector's item.