[DICKENS] SMITH, Jessie Willcox (illustrator). Samuel McChord CROTHERS (author). The Children of Dickens. New York; Charles Scribner's Sons. 1933.
Royal 8vo. Original black cloth with large onlaid pictorial plate to upper board, double-page by Euphame Mallison, top edges plain, others untrimmed; pp. vi, [vii-x], 3-259 + [i]; with pictorial coloured roundel to half-title and a total of 10 coloured plates by Jessie Willcox Smith; a very bright, fresh and clean copy with spine lettering dulled to blind, internally equally clean, and uninscribed, with a small surface erosion to top corner of half-title, to remove a price.
Early edition: first issued in 1925. A series of profiles of Dickens' famous child characters, each with a coloured plate by the popular American illustrator Jessie Willcox Smith.