Anemone Pearl: The Tale of a Mermaid's Tail
London: The Faith Press, Ltd, 1948. A delightfully illustrated children's book. Author signed / dedicated. In original mottled blue illustrated paper covered boards. 20 pp. With 6 attractive full-page b/w illustrations by the author. Eleanor Marian Dundas Allen (1892 – 1953) was a successful author/illustrator of several children's books such as 'The Wind in the Chimney', and Joy Street volumes. She was also author of the poem now known as "The Wind on the Downs". The book has a dedication from her at the front to a friend, dated Christmas 1948.
Condition: Some darkening, and small ink stains to both front and back boards. Corners lightly bumped. Internally, some page darkening, smudges.