First edition. De Luxe edition of 500 copies of which this no .122. Signed by Mortimer Menpes. 4to. pp.x, 246. White publisher s cloth with bevelled edges, gilt lettering with ornate green and purple decoration to spine and top board . Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed and a little dusty. 100 colour illustrations by Mortimer Menpes, protected by tissue guards with captions. Lacks red silk tie. Spine a little faded with small tear to top. Cover a little faded. In this work the authors consider the differing character traits of children encountered on their travels around the world and cultural attitudes towards them.
Author Mortimer Menpes
Publisher A. and C. Black