Billy and the Boy
Price: 40.00 GBP
London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1920. 256pp, with a colour frontis, illustrations in line, and pictorial endpapers of desultory children by a different artist. Children's story, set in British India, and Billy is an English girl. 1932 presentation note to front endpaper, with Sunday School Award label verso. Contents bright and clean: both endpapers are slightly toned, and the adjacent first and last pages are tanned. In the original pictorial binding of cream cloth blocked in green and maroon. Firm, a little soiled, flecked with small spots: the spine slightly rubbed, and the ends puckered. VG.