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    Illustrated by Louis Wain, Cecil Aldin and others. The Piccaninnies Picture Pocket Books. Five Vols. London: 1904. First Edition.

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    S. Sutton Smith, Ernest Matthews, H. S. Stirling, Henry Howard. Illustrated by: Louis Wain, M. York Shuter, John Hassell , Cecil Aldin, Percy J. Billinghurst. The Piccaninnies Library. The Piccaninnies Picture Pocket Books. Complete in Five Volumes. Stories from Pussyland (Shuter, Wain); Topsy in Toyland (Matthews, Shuter); Two Simple Tales (Stirling, Hassell, Aldin); Stories from Puppyland (Smith, Aldin); Doings of the Dollymites (Howard, Billinghurst). London: Sands & Co., 1904. First Edition. Five volumes. Complete set. Very Good First Editions first Printings in the Original red cloth bindings with white illustrations. In the Original red paper covered slipcase, as issued (title no longer on slipcase). Each volume measures 4" by 2.7" and consists of 96 pages with text, color and black & white illustrations by some of the most notable illustrators of the early 20th century. All are complete except for a missing blank front free endpaper in "Pussyland". Scattered soiling. Spotting rear cover "Toyland". Bindings are intact. No extraneous writing, inscriptions or markings. A Rare survivor with OCLC listing only 4 copies (one of which has only 4 books). Hardcover. Very Good.



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