London: Dean's Rag Book, New York: The International Art Publishing Company, Dean's 1/- Patent Rag Books, Series 2, (1907 to 1910); red cloth, sewn down spine, no pinking or zigzag stitching, deep red throughout with a little girl with blue pull horse toy on the front and the little girl facing forward and a sturdy little boy on the back; one large object for each letter on the red background; 15.2x22.2cm; 12 pages, six colours. Toploader cloth book.
An early Dean's Rag book with covers by an artist with over 50 books for Dean as well as other publishers. Eugenie Richards was the socialist daughter of Nottingham lace workers with a bold artistic style and a commanding presence. Beautiful condition from the collection of former owners of Dean's, provenance supplied.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus; no names, faint foxed spots on white mob cap on top cover, apparent printer's error on back see image, otherwise very clean, flat, and crisp, as new. Item #22705