The Doggie Book
by Cecil Aldin
verses by Richard Waylett
London: Lawrence & Jellicoe Ltd, 1st edition *
Charming little book, number 5 in the series ‘The Playtime Picture Books’.
Hardback – paper covered boards with cloth spine, front board illustrated, decorated endpapers.  pages including colour plates and with text and line drawings in green. 5.24 x 4.5 inches approx. (131mm x 113mm).
Boards a touch dusty and marked; foxing and offsetting throughout especially to reverse side of colour plates.
Nonetheless, a particularly well preserved copy in lovely, collectable condition.
*Published in the United States by E.P. Dutton & Co, New York, and interestingly, also published in the United Kingdom by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK). All printings are uncommon.