New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. 1st edition, quarto, original illustrated paper over boards, with silk tassel, unpag. 26 leaves including all twelve colour plates, illus endpapers. In custom made cream-coloured buckram box with the illustration from the original box (illustration with water-stains and creases, chip to top corner) laid over the front of the box. The book itself is in near-fine condition, protected, in an excellent later custom box with original illustration.
A children's story in verse, with text and 12 colour plates illustrating Susan's. Lilian Price Hacker (nee Edwards) (1879 - 1948) studied drawing and miniature painting at the Royal Academy schools between 1900 and 1905. A gifted student, she won two prizes and a silver medal for drawing. She married the portrait painter Arthur Hacker. Item #102523
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