London: Hildesheimer and Faulkner, 1890. First edition. Hardback illustrated boards with green cloth spine. Lovely children's poetry book, with wonderful colour illustrations by M. Ellen Edwards, and John C. Staples. Undated but WORLDCAT suggests circa 1890. 24 unnumbered pages. Boards are a bit rubbed and slightly soiled. Back board has cup rings. Inside, endpapers have some offsetting. Book block a little loose, but pages are still bright and clean. Staples rusted, but overall good. 155 x 125 mm (6 x 5 inches).