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Once Upon A Time!

WAIN, Louis, illustrator

Published by London: S.W. Partridge & Co., Ltd.,, 1910, 1910
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With Six Illustrations by Louis Wain[WAIN, Louis, illustrator]. [Neilson, Harry B., illustrator]. [Various Artists]. Once Upon A Time! By the Editor of "The Children's Friend." London: S.W. Partridge & Co., Ltd., [n.d. ca. 1910].First edition. Large quarto (10 3/16 x 7 11/16 inches; 259 x 195 mm.). Pictorial title-page printed in blue, 92 unnumbered pages and six full page color plates. Numerous other mono-color and black & white illustrations throughout the text including six by Louis Wain.Original red cloth over color pictorial front board and advertisement on rear board, advertisements on endpapers. Corners and board edges a little worn. Ink inscription on verso of color frontispiece dated Xmas 1910. A good copy of a very scarce book, in fact the first time that we have ever seen this title.The Louis Wain illustrations: How Pride Betrays. (three 0ne-third page, printed in brown)When the Cook's Away. (full-page, printed in blue)Tubbing the Kitties. (one-third page, printed in green)"You Naughty Kitties!" (full-page, printed in green)The color plates:1. Looking for Santa Claus (Harry B. Neilson)2. Waiting for Mother (Helen Grace Culverwell Marsh)3. A Runaway Team (unsigned)4. The Chasers Chased (unsigned)5. Going to School (Helen Grace Culverwell Marsh)6. Just in Time (unsigned)7. Out of the Frying Pan (J. Mac Wilson)The other illustrators:Edith ScannellFelix LeighThos. C. SmithHelen Grace Culverwell MarshLevine HelmerN. BensonE.J. ManningDora Westacott. Bookseller Inventory # 03145

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Title: Once Upon A Time!

Publisher: London: S.W. Partridge & Co., Ltd.,, 1910

Publication Date: 1910

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