The Rainy Day Gift Book of the Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia. Dorothy WALL.

The Rainy Day Gift Book of the Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia

Sydney: Printed by John Sands, circa 1925.

First Edition.

A scarce ephemeral piece, both written and illustrated by Dorothy Wall of 'Blinky Bill' reknown, teaching the value of “Thrift”. One of three variant printings of this delightful gift book for children - teaching them to save against a Rainy Day - and the first of two such collaborations between Wall and the Commonwealth Bank.

Marcie Muir records two variants in different covers (see Australian Children’s Books 7843).

Item #1622

Octavo; illustrated titling-wrappers, missing small portion from upper right hand corner of front wrapper, an excellent copy otherwise.

Price (AUD): $100.00  other currencies