Item Details

Rainford & Parris

Literature, modern first editions, children's, illustrated.

Geography & Plays


1st Edition in 1st State binding. 13 x 19.5 cm blue cloth backed grey boards with blue stamped titles to the front and white titles label to the spine. 417 [1]pp. In original dust jacket with $3.50 price on the spine. There is a touch of shelfwear and pushing to the spine tips and a hint of toning to the edges. Internally clean and without name inscription or bookplate. The dust jacket is toned and rubbed on the spine. There is chipping to the spine tips and corners with loss of up to 1.5 cm. The lower joint has some reinforcement with Japanese paper. The book contains the first publication of Miss Furr & Miss Skeene considered to be the first published use of the word "gay" to mean homosexual/lesbian.