Sing-Song. A Nursery Rhyme Book; With One Hundred And Twenty Illustrations By Arthur Hughes Engraved By The Brothers Dalziel. Christina Rossetti.
Sing-Song. A Nursery Rhyme Book; With One Hundred And Twenty Illustrations By Arthur Hughes Engraved By The Brothers Dalziel

Sing-Song. A Nursery Rhyme Book; With One Hundred And Twenty Illustrations By Arthur Hughes Engraved By The Brothers Dalziel

London: George Rutledge And Sons, 1872. First edition. Hardcover. 130 pages. 18.5 x 14.5 cm. A collection of poems and rhymes about childhood activities, flowers, animals, and seasons. 2 pages of adverts at rear. Frontispiece with tissue guard, dark gray endpapers, interior contents bright, fresh and clean. She suffered from Graves Disease later in life but continued to write and publish for the rest of her life, focusing mainly on devotional writing and children's poetry. In 1918, John Ireland set eight of her poems from Sing-Song: A Nursery Rhyme Book to music in his song cycle Mother and Child. Orig. dark salmon cloth front cover illustrated in blind, lettered in gilt and black. Aeg. Near fine. Item #22332

Price: $650.00