Meynell, Alice CHILDHOOD
(New York): E.P. Dutton & Co., 1913. First U.S. edition, first printing. One of the Fellowship Books, edited by Mary Stratton. Hardcover. A bright, fresh, fine copy in blue cloth with gilt devices, rules and lettering; in a printed dust jacket, with a few very small chips, age-darkening to front and spine panels, short creased tear to lower front.
Slender little volume of pithy observations on children, children's literature by the poet and essayist; Meynell, one of the leading literary figures of her time, was converted to Roman Catholicism in 1872 and her faith forms the foundation of her work.