WALTON, Cecile (illustrator). Dorothy Una RATCLIFFE (poet). Nightlights. London, John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd. 1929.
8vo. Original white cloth prettily blocked in gilt with a vignette of a young pipe-playing girl against a seme of shooting stars, top edges gilt, others uncut; pp. viii, [ix-x], 11-99, printed on fine laid paper; strikingly illustrated in dense black, and line, to almost every page; externally clean and sharp save a very pale semi-circular mark to upper cover, internally near fine, and uninscribed.
First edition de luxe of this collection of children's verse, limited to only 100 numbered copies signed by the author; this an out-of-series presentation copy inscribed by Ratcliffe in ink to Betty Blair. Cecile Walton was a Scottish painter and illustrator. She and her husband Eric Harald Macbeth Robertson were leading lights in the Scottish chapter of the Symbolist movement.