Asquith, Lady Cynthia, edited by THE TREASURE SHIP: A Book of Prose and Verse
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1926). First edition, first printing. Intext drawings and full-color tipped-in plates by such artists as A.H. Watson, Rex Whistler, Hugh Lofting, many more. Hardcover. Very mildly soiling to the covers, else a fine copy, in taupe cloth with black lettering and rules, red galleon to front cover, red treasure chest to spine; lacking dust jacket.
One of Lady Asquith's sumptuously produced, superbly selected children's anthologies, with contributions to the "Cargo Aboard the Treasure Ship" by such luminaries as Barrie, de La Mare, Galsworthy, Belloc, Wodehouse, Blackwood, Milne, Mackenzie, others.