The Bird Talisman



London: Faber & Faber, 1939.

An Eastern Tale by Henry Allen Wedgwood. First edition. 8.75 X 5.25 ins. 70 pp. Cloth bound with gilt ruled spine title on green panel. Pictorial endpapers. Frontispiece, 7 full page engravings in colour and 46 black and white wood engravings throughout by Gwen Raverat. Written by Gwen Raverat’s great-uncle and read and loved by generations of Wedgwood and Darwin family children. Here illustrated for the first time by Gwen Raverat. A charming book and a fine copy in fine dust-jacket with slight chipping.

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