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Merry Pictures

This is one many titles published by Thomas Nelson and Sons which reproduced drawings by Blampied from earlier titles. This book used drawings from three earlier books.

First edition, thus

Bibliography code: NEL-31.1

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons

Series: not known

Year: [1931]

Format: 4to

Pages: 27)

Binding: printed boards with title at top of golden haired girl carring basket of six kittens, signed Thomas Henry. White rear boards, with publisher and address.

Size: 269 x 213 mm

Cover: not by Blampied, by Thomas Henry

Dust jacket: possibly issued in one, but not seen

Internal illustrations: page 3, unsigned line drawing of frontispiece of At the Farm; page 7 line drawing of Marabou stork signed Blam from The Zoo Book; between page 14 & 15 double page flat colour drawing from second Nursery Book of an old sailor rowing a boat with two girls in it; page 22 line drawing signed Blam of toucan from The Zoo Book; page 23, line drawing signed Blam from The Zoo Book of a camel being fed by children through bars.

Source of illustrations: At the Farm; The Nursery Book (2nd Year); The Zoo Book

Price: not known

Printing history: none

Image of cover

Cover of book, not by Blampied (click to enlarge)

Printed by: Printed in Great Britain at the Press of the Publishers

Notes: The accession date of the copy in the Bodleian Library is 3 March 1931.