Sold: 1922 CHILDREN’S POEMS THAT NEVER GROW OLD Book John R Neill Color Plates (Oz)


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Here is a great book illustrated by Wizard of Oz artist John R. Neill: Children’s Poems that Never Grow Old, copyright 1922 by Reilly & Lee. A packed 298-page book with poetry from nursery rhymes like Little Miss Muppet, Mary’s Lamb, the Owl and the Pussycat, and many, many others. Illustrated with 8 gorgeous full color plates by Neill. Compiled by Benoit, 1st and only edition except for the horrible new reprint books on demand. Scarce in decent condition.

Book is in good condition. Pastedown on cover light soiling but intact and attractive. Spine sun darkened and slightly cocked, but cloth in good shape. Inside, 1934 gift incription and toning to endpapers, rear hinge cracked with mull (webbing) showing. Light wear and soiling to pages (one with tear at bottom), all 8 color plates present and in very good condition. They’re very high quality, clear and bright.