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FARM BABIES

by Cecil Aldin

Illustrated by Cecil Aldin

Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa. 1909

Good condition. Large format. Green cloth boards, front cover shows puppy and ducklng with orange title. Cream pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates. Told from the point of view of Decimus Duckling who goes out to explore the world at large.

'F' in 'Farm' on front cover title is dulled. Inscription in ink to half-title page partly crossed out. One page detached. All plates present. Light offsetting to text pages from the plate opposite. A few fox spots present. Hinges pulled, some cracked. Front hinge cracked, first folio section detached at lower half. One page (VIII) has a closed horizontal tear with no loss. Still a charming copy.

Stock no. 811762

 

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