The Rose, containing Original Poems for Young People ... A new edition. London: William Darton, [c. 1830]. 8vo (177 x 104mm). 6 hand-coloured engraved plates, each with two scenes of children at play. (B1 very damaged at inner margin, B5-6 with adhesive tape repair to margins, one plate 'Female Schoolfellows' affected by adhesive staining and rubbing, some light marginal waterstains.) Original printed yellow wrappers (a little rubbed). Provenance: Master Thomas Woodhouse (front pastedown with gift inscription from 'his affectionate Aunt -- A. Thomas').

Third issue, the first appearing in 1824. Includes 'Cricket' pp. 24-25 and a charming half-page illustration of the poem. Lawrence Darton, The Dartons H496; Padwick 6453.

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