Children in Verse: Fifty Songs of Playful Childhood. Illustrated by Honor C Appleton. London: Duckworth & Co. (1913). First edition. Original blue cloth boards, titles to spine and front board in gilt, images blocked in gilt to spine and front board, illustrated endpapers. Covers lightly rubbed, gift inscription tipped-in to front pastedown, faint scattered dust soiling to margins of some pages. Poems by a wide range of authors, all about the delights of childhood illustrated with eight wonderful mounted colour plates of children with captioned tissue guards and other delightful line illustration throughout.