EDWARDS, M. Betham. Little Bird Red and Little Bird Blue: A Tale of the Woods. Illustrated by T. R. Macquoid. London: Sampson Low, Son & Co. MDCCCLXI .
(185 x 140) pp. 48. With full colour frontispiece and colour-illustrated borders throughout. Text printed with elaborate brown borders. Fully interleaved. Original dark red cloth binding with gild bird motif and title with gilt title on spine and gilt fore-edges. Chromolithography is bright. Owned by a child whose name has been written, and erased, on front fly leaf. No foxing. Overall VERY GOOD condition.
Adapted from the German into English to amuse children, this is a charming pastoral moment of Victorian childhood.