The Happy Testament.

(Garnett.) LOUNDSBERRY (Charles)

The Happy Testament.

Illustrated by Rachel Marshall.

Description: FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 15 further colour-printed illustrations by Rachel Marshall, 2 of these full-page, some light foxing, pp. [22], foolscap 8vo, original stapled pale green wrappers with a design to front by Marshall printed in green and red, staples slightly rusted and spine ends pushed, some light handling, very good

Publication Details: Chatto & Windus, 1913

Notes: A charming little children's book, in which the author imagines himself bequeathing greater gifts than the material world offers - it is notable as the first book illustrated by Rachel 'Ray' Marshall, later Garnett, the first wife of David Garnett and thereby associated with the Bloomsbury Group. Printed 'in co-operation with the L.C.C. Central School of Art'.

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Price: £200

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1913

Stock Number: 65786

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