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Forget-Me-Not and Lily of the Valley

£35.00

Product description

This story was first published in 1909 and republished in 1928. This edition is a reprint from August 1931.

Spine discoloured, head and heel of spine and corners lightly bumped, light soiling to covers, page edges tanned. Repair to the edge of the title page. Text and illustrations clean with some slight foxing.

The Story of Forget-Me-Not and Lily Of The Valley

There was once upon a time a lake, and on the banks of it grew many flowers. In the spring there were snowdrops, tulips, crocuses, hyacinths and daffodils, and in the summer there were roses, sweet peas, mignonette, lilies and pansies, and a lot of others whose names I have forgotten. They all grew on one sife of the lake: but the summer flowers did not like the spring flowers who came before them; and the spring flowers did not like the summer flowers who came after them. Because the spring flowers said that the summer flowers were old frumps, and the summer flowers said that the spring flowers were like a lot of noisy school children who did not know how to behave; and they never met because the spring flowers went away before the summer flowers arrived; but they used to talk about each other a great deal and say spiteful things about each other.

Now near the lake there lived an .....

Delightful story with beautiful illustrations.

Item details

Author(s):
Baring, Maurice
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
7.5" by 5.25" by 5/8"
Edition:
Third, 1931
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
83
Publisher:
William Heinemann
Title:
Forget-Me-Not and Lily Of The Valley

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This story was first published in 1909 and republished in 1928. This edition is a reprint from August 1931.

Spine discoloured, head and heel of spine and corners lightly bumped, light soiling to covers, page edges tanned. Repair to the edge of the title page. Text and illustrations clean with some slight foxing.

The Story of Forget-Me-Not and Lily Of The Valley

There was once upon a time a lake, and on the banks of it grew many flowers. In the spring there were snowdrops, tulips, crocuses, hyacinths and daffodils, and in the summer there were roses, sweet peas, mignonette, lilies and pansies, and a lot of others whose names I have forgotten. They all grew on one sife of the lake: but the summer flowers did not like the spring flowers who came before them; and the spring flowers did not like the summer flowers who came after them. Because the spring flowers said that the summer flowers were old frumps, and the summer flowers said that the spring flowers were like a lot of noisy school children who did not know how to behave; and they never met because the spring flowers went away before the summer flowers arrived; but they used to talk about each other a great deal and say spiteful things about each other.

Now near the lake there lived an .....

Delightful story with beautiful illustrations.

Author(s):
Baring, Maurice
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
7.5" by 5.25" by 5/8"
Edition:
Third, 1931
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
83
Publisher:
William Heinemann
Title:
Forget-Me-Not and Lily Of The Valley

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