“Chinese Babies”: A collection of Chinese Nursery Rhymes in English (circa 1930)
Assumed First Edition (a second printing was issued in 1933 and dated thus). Oblong quarto, 25cm x 21cm. Bound in blue paper covered hard boards with a colour illustration of two Chinese children pasted to the upper board. Marbled endpapers. pp27 printed on rigid card. Illustrated with drawings on every page by Evelyn Young, some in colour. Christmas gift inscription to the verso of the ffep dated 1932. A charming book of nursery rhymes which would have been intended for Western children living in China. Boards a bit faded and spotted, internally clean, overall in Very Good condition.