Praeger, S. Rosamond
Title: How They Came Back From School How They Came Home From School
Book Condition: Good +
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: London, Glasgow, Bombay Blackie and Son Limited 
Illustrator: Praeger, S. R.
Seller ID: 0001109
Contains 23 full page coloured wood-cut illustrations [including frontispiece] and 22 pages of text. Each pair of text pages and each pair of plates are presented as uncut pages. Paper covered illustrated boards over blue cloth backstrip. c. 205x270 mm. More famous for her work as a sculptor, the Irish Rosamond Praeger wrote and illusrated many children's books which, due to their relative scarcity and simple charm, have become quite collectible in recent years. Corners / edges worn. Re-bound with replacement backstrip and plain endpapers [as original]. Scuffs and marks to boards, particularly lower board which has some small pencil markings. First 6 pages have been cut, remaining pages are un-cut. Occasional grubby mark inside, mainly on the earlier pages.
IRISH AUTHOR, CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED, PRAEGER, PRAEGOR, COLOUR PLATES, WOOD CUTS, ROSAMUMD, sophia rosamond praeger, rosamund, s.r. praeger,