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Betham-Edwards, Matilda, 1836–1919
Little bird red and little bird blue : a tale of the woods / by M. Betham Edwards ; illustrated by T. R. Macquoid.
Additional Title(s):
Little bird red
London : Sampson Low, Son & Co., MDCCCLXI [1861]
Physical Description:
47, [1] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR4109.B14 L58 1861
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Articles & Chapters
Drama in verse.
"The story of "Little bird red and little bird blue" is adapted, with some alterations, from the German of an unknown author ..."--T.p. verso.
Spine title: Little bird red.
"London: Printed and engraved by Edmund Evans, Raquet Court."--P. [48]
Title page engraved.
Text appears within a variety of wood-engraved floral fram-borders. Many include color wood engravings. Protective unnumbered blank pages between each page. Wood engraved frontispiece signed by E. Evans and T. Macquoid.
Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910, p. 621
NSTC, 2E5551
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's blind- and gilt-stamped purple cloth, with gilt edges. Binder's ticket: Bound by Bone & Son, 76, Fleet St., London. Inscribed: Helen Florence Dames with her grandmama's love Christmas 1861. Leaf bearing ms notes on the blue bird within a floral border in pen and brown ink tipped in immediately following text.
Subject Terms:
Bone & Son -- Binder.
Ink drawings.
Botanical illustrations.
Wood engravings.
Macquoid, Thomas Robert, 1820-1912, ill.
Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905, engraver.

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