Historical information

"Told to the Children Series", edited by Louey Chisholm. Based on Edward Spenser's 1590 classic epic poem of the same name.
Jeannie Lang was a turn of the century Scottish author.
Book belonging to Monica Smith (nee Turner), donated by her daughter, Jean Smith. Descendants of early pioneering Kilmore business families, the Morrisseys and Hartnells.

Physical description

Grey paper on board with colour plate pasted on front. Missing dust jacket. Covered with plastic secured by now discoloured sticky tape. Worn corners. Evidence of earlier hinge repair back & front. Slightly ragged appearance to page edges. Body of book has separated at front and back hinges, repaired with sticky tape, binding loose. Half title page tornEight colour plates all present and intact. Probable First Edition, undated. 115 pp. Fair condition.

Inscriptions & markings

Inside flyleaf, 'Monica Turner/from/Mother/1905', handwritten cursive.