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Nursery Rhymes - SACKVILLE-WEST, V.

Michael Joseph, 1950, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good - in Good DJ. DJ a little faded, slightly soiled at the spine, with some small nicks and chips with loss. Price Clipped. Small stain to bottom corner of upper board. Offset to endpapers. Text bright and tight.

In this delightful book, Miss Sackville-West writes of nursery rhymes, of their history and of their place in childhood and childhood's memories with charm and wit, and in a prose style that is a constant delight. Although disclaiming any deep scholarship in the subject, she nevertheless introduces to the reader many new and fascinating aspects of a branch of "literature" which has hitherto attracted few literary critics.


Illustrated by Philippe Jullian. Size: 8vo Large Post (21 x 13cm Approx.). 70 pages.
£13.50

This one has already found a new owner.