Nursery Rhymes
Nursery Rhymes

SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita (author). Nursery Rhymes.

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SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita (author). Nursery Rhymes. London, The Dropmore Press. 1947.

4to. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt, with gilt vignette to upper board and elaborate gilt dentelles, top edges rough, others uncut, preserved in printed dustwrapper, without the card slipcase; pp. [vi] + 66 + [iv]; with title-page and other decorations in pink; a fine copy protected by a very good dustwrapper with dust-soiling and rubbing to spine and a couple of tiny edge-nicks.
First edition,: limited to only 550 numbered copies and printed throughout on a hand-press on fine hand-made paper made by Portals of Whitchurch. A light and entertaining extended essay on the traditional nursery rhyme.