First edition of this classic oblong picture book, following the Gray family of humanized elephants as they go about their daily lives.
THE LAYS OF THE GRAYS
"These pictures tell you all the way/ About some Elephants called Gray;/ And let me add, they took the name/ Because their colour was the same."
Featuring vibrant illustrations of elephant children getting into all sorts of trouble, including failing arithmetic taught by a giraffe, falling into an icy lake, and even setting fire to their house!
London and Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, Limited, . 9'' x 12.5''. Original color pictorial boards. Twelve full-page color illustrations, with numerous brown line illustrations throughout.  pages. Light rubbing to extremities with several unobtrusive repairs. Some mild foxing throughout, some light offsetting from illustrations. Plates vivid.
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