London: George Routledge & Sons, (1885). Quarto. 60pp. First edition, second issue. A collection of charming rhymes for children by Kate Greenaway, illustrated by her in full color on nearly each page with vignettes of children playing and springtime flowers. Printed by Edmund Evans. According to Spielmann and Layard, this expensive book sold very well at publication and added greatly to Greenaway's reputation. Short closed tear to front endpaper, some rubbing to corners, faint spotting to front cover, else fine in green glazed pictorial boards with a red cloth spine. All edges red. (Item ID: 23981)
(Schuster & Engen 135.1a; Spielmann & Layard, p. 130).