Lot 34

DARWIN, Bernard (1876-1961) & Elinor DARWIN (1879-1954, illustrator).  The Tale of Mr. Tootleoo. London: The Nonesuch Press, [1925]. Oblong 4to. Illustration on title and 22 coloured plates by Elinor Darwin (some very light marginal staining). Original tan paper boards with red embossed medallion on upper cover and decorations in red (corners a little bumped). FIRST EDITION of this charming children’s story in verse whose author, a grandson of Charles Darwin, is best known as a writer on golf.

Estimate: £100-£150