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Title: The Children's Cargo. Lady Cynthia Asquith's Annual
Description: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1930. Oatmeal Cloth. Ill.: Margaret Tempest, Daphne Jerrold, A. H. Watson, A. K. Macdonald. Hard Cover, Front board has paste-on label, also on spine, which is very rubbed and has gaps. A Collection of stories and poems by some of the best children's authors of the time. Illustrated with beautiful b/w drawings thoughout. Sadly all colour plates are missing. Board covers, corners bumped, small signs of ageing.Very tiny black and gold "Heffer's, Cambridge" bookseller's label, part rubbed, a bottom edge, front pastedown.Endpapers have offset tanning. Light foxing to fore edges.Heavy art paper.Few drawings have pale infilling colouring in small place, or one or two coloured pencil strokes. 193 pp. Still a very nice complete book despite these signs of child's pre-loving. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Good/No Dustjacket.

Keywords: Children's Annual Milne Annuals/ Yearbooks/ Comics Poetry, Verse, Rhymes Margaret Tempest, Daphne Jerrold, A.H. Watson, A.K. Macdonald.

Price: GBP 10.00 = appr. US$ 14.28 Seller: Matilda Mary's Books
- Book number: 006577

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