Valentine & Sons Ltd were
better known for their postcards, but they also published a number of
small books in the early 1900s.
Above is one of the books from
their Rose Library series. Other books in this series include
Thank you to Sandra McGechan for allowing me to reproduce this
illustration of her book, which she tells me came from a recent house
clearance in Christchurch, New Zealand.
is an inscription in pencil in this book, dating it to around 1914.
It would be great if you could tell me anything about the book. Is
it rare or were they quite common?"
Sandra McGechan, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England: July 25, 2009