The Animals’ Touring Club. Illustrated by G.H. Thompson. Sheila Braine.

The Animals’ Touring Club. Illustrated by G.H. Thompson.

1913. London: Nister, [1913].

Oblong small folio, [36] pp, 8 chromolithographic plates and black and white illustrations in the text. Original glazed pictorial boards, red cloth backstrip, text browned, small tear at top of one leaf with no loss. Very good.

§ First edition of this scarce and charming title, being an account of the travels of a hippo, a bear, a lion, and an elephant. No copy at auction; only 2 copies online (8/09). Worldcat only lists one copy; COPAC adds BL only (whence the date). Not in Osborne. Not in Cotsen, who lists four other titles by Braine. Item #11130

Price: $495.00

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