Scarce first edition, first printing of an early Freddy story. Freginald the bear cub takes center stage as he joins the circus and learns how to write poetry from Freddy the pig.
Very good plus in very good jacket.
THE STORY OF FREGINALD
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. 9.25'' x 6''. Original brown cloth boards with red and green titles and pictorial elements to spine and front board. Original unclipped ($2.00) color pictorial dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers of a circus caravan, green topstain. Black and green-tinted illustrated title spread with nine full-page black and green-tinted illustrations and numerous in-text black-and-white illustrations throughout. , 249,  pages. Book with faint spotting to cloth, overall unusually nice. Jacket with some soiling and spotting (mostly to rear panel), sunned spine, a bit of creasing and edgewear, one larger chip at top of front panel.
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