(London: Nisbet & Co. Ltd., nd).

AN EARLY PRINTING OF AN UNCOMMON TITLE. This was one of the several books whose publication followed the success of LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Together with Beatrix Potter, Helen Bannerman established the genre of children’s books that gave pictures and text equal importance. Item #31540

An early printing of this classic. Illustrated in colour throughout with all chromolithographs on separate leaves and text on separate pages, endleaves also illustrated with chromolithographs. 12mo, bound in the publisher’s original blue boards printed in black, with a pictorial paste-down on the upper cover. 143 pp. An especially well preserved copy, seldom seen in this condition.

Price: $325.00