FARMILOE, Edith (author and illustrator). Young George. London; William Heinemann. 1902.
4to. Original grey cloth pictorially blocked and lettered in black and orange to upper cover, lettered in black to spine; pp. , printed on rectos; with a total of 40 coloured plates with short text below; a very nice copy with light flecking, and mild soiling, to upper cover, internally very clean and fresh throughout with just an incidental short closed tear to fore-edge of one leaf (12mm).
First edition, engraved and printed at the Racquet Court Press by Edmund Evans A poignant story, full of love and human resilience, and told in pictures, giving a glimpse into the lives of a group of guttersnipes whose drunken mother leaves them to fend for themselves on the streets of London.