First edition of this rare Aldin title, a magnificent book featuring humanized pigs, dogs, cats and bunnies.
Very good plus.
CECIL ALDIN'S MERRY PARTY
Includes the following stories: "Forager's Hunt"; "Breakfast Master Quack's Water Picnic"; "Rags Garden Party"; "Peter's Dinner Party"; "Tabitha's Tea Party"; and "Humpty & Dumpty's Fancy Dress Ball." A companion to CECIL ALDIN'S HAPPY FAMILY, this is Aldin at his very best.
London: Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton, 1913. 9.25'' x 8''. Original quarter cloth, paper boards with pictorial paste-on, rebacked with original spine laid down. Top edge gilt, endpapers renewed. Illustrated by Aldin with 36 tipped-in color plates, six of which are double page, and 36 full-page black-and-white images. Preliminary and final few leaves foxed, with a bit of foxing along fore-edge.
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