THE VELVETEEN RABBIT, OR HOW TOYS BECOME REAL.
(ANGEL) WILLIAMS, Margery. THE VELVETEEN RABBIT, OR HOW TOYS BECOME REAL.
Mount Vernon: The Press of A Colish, 1974. Small 4to. Velveteen over boards. 37, (2) pages, with 6 full-color plates. First edition, thus.
A charming special collector's edition of the charming children's classic book first published in 1922 and republished many times since. This special edition, "limited to 1,500 copies has been printed for friends of The Press of A. Colish in a format planned by Bert Clarke. Marie Angel's illustrations were commissioned especially for this edition and have been printed by offset lithography. The text has been composed in English Monotype Garamond and has been printed by letterpress on Arches Paper." The brightly colored plates are tipped-in the text. Fine.