First edition thus, collecting a large group of Aldin-illustrated stories: a massive Aldin omnibus.
CECIL ALDIN'S HAPPY FAMILY
The stories collected here feature Aldin's winning animal characters, such as Peter the Squeaker and Rags, the good pup. A book difficult to find intact, with stunning color spreads.
London: Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Quarto, 9.5'' x 8.25''. Original quarter cloth spine, brown paper boards with pictorial paste-on and gilt-lettering to front board. Illustrated by Aldin with 36 mounted color plates, six of which are double page; and 36 full-page black-and-white images.  pages. Boards with moderate rubbing and wear, some toning to spine. Front hinge repaired; a bit of foxing primarly around prelims. Sturdy.
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