Hyer, Helen von Kolnitz.
Title ON SHINY WINGS.
Binding Hard Cover
Publisher Marshall Jones Co. [Boston]. No date. (1926).
Seller ID 07-0007
xii, 127 pp. sm8vo. Green cloth with front cover illustrated & lettered in gilt. Gilt-lettered spine. Color & b/w frontispieces, 17 b/w other plates illustrated by R. Bruce Horsfall. The frontispieces are identical except one is in b/w and the other in color. Ms. Hyer (1892 - 1983) was a South Carolina Poet Laureate 1974-1983, and the author of two now Rare Children's Books of which this is one. Note that the publisher did not have a consistent practice of identifying first editions. Gilt on spine faded, spine extremes worn, corners a little rubbed, endpapers slightly tanned o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket if issued. See PHOTO.
Children's Rare Bruce Horsfall Books