Lot 509: Flora by Pamela Bianco, with verses by Walter de la Mare, first edition, in
October 21, 2016
Newark, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Flora by Pamela Bianco, with verses by Walter de la Mare, first edition, includes multiple illustration by Bianco (some of which have later been coloured in) dust jacket present, published by J.B. Lippincott and Company, William Heinemann, London 1919 (faults) This book was published after an exhibition of drawings by the twelve year old Pamela Bianco drew huge crowds - the press cooed over the quality of the drawings done by someone so young. After seeing the exhibition, Walter de la Mare was inspired to write the poems included in this volume.