EXTRAORDINARY out-of-print book of British verse!!
Collector's 1937 first edition, first printing antiquarian hardcover book - Royal Rhymes. Has original unclipped dust jacket with British price.
Outstanding British poetry on the English Monarchy for the Coronation. First Published in Coronation Year. Wonderfully illustrated by D.A. Boden. Magnificent pen & ink drawings. Numerous illustrations including full page black & white plates; each an exquisite work of art. WOW!
Printed in Great Britain. Publisher: Collins, London and Glasgow, Copyright, 1937, first edition, first printing. Not ex-library. No isbn.
Hardcover, illustrated dust wrapper, unclipped, 5s-net flap, black cloth boards, pink paper spine label. 73 MINT, rough cut ivory pages(not white). Unused 9" x 6" pages. Binding tight. Not ex-lib. Fine vintage condition for age. Pages fine/bright/crisp/clean-we do not see any wear.
Cover excellent/bright/clean-light shelfwear including two lightly bumped corners-small board peek. DJ very good+/bright/clean overall-some shelfwear-light edge chipping-discoloration-scuffing-smudges-spine end bites. Interior 2" clear tape.
This very scarce book is a must have for all poetry collections. Will make a FABULOUS gift!!