The Flying Carpet. Cynthia ASQUITH.

The Flying Carpet. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1925).

First Edition. E. Barnard Lintott dustjacket art. Quarto, Original cloth and illustrated dustjacket. Wonderful children's anthology, collecting the works of various writers including Thomas Hardy, Adelaide Phillpotts, John Lea, Alfred Noyes, Desmond MacCarthy, A.A. Milne, David Cecil, Cynthia Asquith, Henry Newbolt, A. Pembury,G. Chesterton, Charles Whibley, J.M. Barrie, Herbert Asquith, Elizabeth Lowndes, Hugh Lofting, Margaret Kennedy, Clemence Dane, Hilaire Belloc, Walter De La Mare, Sir Walter Raleigh, Edward Marsh, W.H. Davies, Denis Mackail. Fabulous illustrations throughout by Mable Lucie Attwell, J. Bodley, L. Brightwell, H.M. Brock, Harold Earnshaw, Daphne Jerrold, E.Lintott, Hugh Lofting, George Morrow, Susan Pearse, T. Heath Robinson, Ernest Shepard, Dudley Tennant and A.H. Watson. This copy remarkable for retaining the original large format illustrated dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, spine and flap edges with wear, nickel sized chips at top spine end and few flap corners, edges with short closed tears, moderate wear and small chips.

Price: $400.00

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