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Book Description

Novelty “singing birds” book The Happy Birthday Agnes Richardson? c1920s Novelty shaped book which cheeps [squeaks] when pressed – “Pretty Blue Birds Hold Them Tight, They’ll Sing to You From Morn to Night! Looks very much like the work of Agnes Richardson, but no artist or author acknowledged. There are 12 pages of text with illustrations in black and red; a little tanned and some light marking else contents very good. 215 x 100 mm [approx. 8 ½” x 4”] Thin card pictorial covers have a sound mechanism concealed at the front. Some dust-marking and rubs, slight creases at spine edge, generally very good condition. No publisher given, just the numbers 833 printed at the base of the rear cover. Circa 1920s
Author no author named
Date c1920s
Binding Thin card pictorial wraps
Publisher not known
Illustrator Agnes Richardson?
Condition Some wear, generally VG
Pages 12

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