Old English Songs And Dances
London: Longman's Green And Co, 1902. First edition. This is a large book, quarter-bound in cloth with rounded spine and illustrated paper to cover. Consists of ten songs and six dances artfully arranged and illustrated with Robertson's original watercolour drawings and hand lettered text and music. Photoengraved and screen printed in facsimile by Edmund Evans.<br /><br />400 x 290mm (15¾ x 11½ inches). Walford Graham Robertson (1866 - 1948) was best known as an accomplished author and illustrator, and as a prominent member of London society.
Condition: Pictoral boards shows signs of rubbing, scrapes and chips, with rough spine ends. Small neat previous owner's name to front. Some minor foxing to several pages. The songs and illustrations are all bright and clean.