The Doggie Book by Cecil Aldin (Lawrence & Jellicoe, 1913) Verses by Richard Waylett

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The Doggie Book | Cecil Aldin | Lawrence & Jellicoe, 1st edition [1913] | Verses by Richard Waylett | The Playtime Picture Books

 

The Doggie Book

by Cecil Aldin
verses by Richard Waylett

London: Lawrence & Jellicoe Ltd, 1st edition [1913]*

Charming little book, number 5 in the series ‘The Playtime Picture Books’.

The Doggie Book | Cecil Aldin | Lawrence & Jellicoe, 1st edition [1913] | Verses by Richard Waylett | The Playtime Picture Books

Hardback – paper covered boards with cloth spine, front board illustrated, decorated endpapers. [44] 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.

[SOLD]

*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.

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