Animal Happyland: WAIN, Louis, illustrator; RIDLER, A.W. Animal Happyland: WAIN, Louis, illustrator; RIDLER, A.W. Animal Happyland: WAIN, Louis, illustrator; RIDLER, A.W. Animal Happyland: WAIN, Louis, illustrator; RIDLER, A.W.

Animal Happyland

WAIN, Louis, illustrator; RIDLER, A.W.

Published by London: James Clarke & Co., [1913], 1913
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Louis Wain Draws Crocodiles, Frogs and Pigs as Well as Cats and Dogs[WAIN, Louis, illustrator]. Animal Happyland. Pictures by Louis Wain, Harry B. Nielson, Elsie Blomfield, and others. Verses and Stories by A.W. Ridler. London: James Clarke & Co., n.d. [1913]. First edition. Small quarto (9 5/16 x 7 11/16 inches; 237 x 195 mm.). Sixty unnumbered pages. Title-page illustration by Louis Wain, and fourteen full-page monotone plates alternately printed in green, brown, blue and purple, of which five are by Louis Wain. Numerous smaller monotone illustrations in the text, many of which are by Louis Wain. The other illustrators featured are Felix Leigh, T. Crumwell Lawrence, Harry B. Nielsen, M. Morris, FAW, H. Dixon, F. Williams, and N. Buchanan.Publishers glazed color pictorial boards, front cover with a fine full-color drawing by Harry B. Nielsen. Lower cover with advertisements, spine lettered in black. Some light wear to extremities, otherwise near fine. Book-plate of Sydney John Robinson on front paste-down.This is the first time that we have seen this interesting little book. We all know and love Wain for his Cat drawings and also his portrayal of dogs, but this title shows Louis Wain drawing other animals including "Saluting the King of Frogland", 'The Three Little Pigs and Mama Pig', "The Crocodile Paced Many a Mile" etc.Ellery Yale Wood #8. Bookseller Inventory # 03221

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Title: Animal Happyland

Publisher: London: James Clarke & Co., [1913]

Publication Date: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

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