Crocodile Tears

By: Barrowman, M. E. [Marguerite Emily]

Price: £250.00

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Book Condition: Good


Unpaginated [38pp.]. Original pictorial parchment-paper covered boards. Printed text on 20 leaves with 18 facing original hand-coloured and hand-drawn illustrations. Story of a boy who catches a crocodile, who then sheds crocodile tears to dupe the boy. First leaf states : To Gavin from his Mummy 1939. Gavin is presumed to be Gavin Renfrew Barrowman, born in 1933 in Kuala Lumpur. The author is presumed to be Marguerite Emily Barrowman (nee Burn) born in 1901, the daughter of Sir Joseph and Lady Burn. No copies on COPAC, Worldcat, etc. Presumed unique copy.

Title: Crocodile Tears

Author Name: Barrowman, M. E. [Marguerite Emily]

Categories: Firsts Virtual Online Book Fair 2020, Illustrated, Children's,

Publisher: N.p., N.p. 1939: 1939

Book Condition: Good

Size: Oblong 8vo. Illustrated

Book number: 60849

Keywords: Barrowman, Crocodile Tears,