London: Alexander Strahan, 1865. First Edition. Two volumes; octavos (20cm.); publisher's maroon blind-embossed cloth, gilt-lettered spines, black glazed endpapers; vi,320; vi,368pp. Cloth extremities and spine faded with some erosion of sizing, rear cover of Vol. I appears to be faintly paint (?) splattered, else a Near Very Good set, interiors clean and fine. Essays and correspondence by the nursery rhyme author William Brighty Rands, composed under one of his several pseudonyms.