by WAIN, Louis
1904. WAIN, Louis. WAIN, Louis. IN ANIMAL LAND WITH LOUIS WAIN. London: S. W. Partridge & Co. .  pp. + 4 pp. advertisements. 4to., red and green paper covered boards, front board with color illustration by Wain. Very good, spine with moderate tiny chipping, slightly affecting title. Corners slightly worn. Hinges cracked. B/w advertising pages, 2 or 3 ads to a page, some with illustrations, at front and rear. Tipped-in color frontispiece has a small crease to bottom right corner, not affecting image. A few of the age-toned text pages have small closed tears in the margins, with no loss. text and illustrations printed in sepia, green, or blue. Four color plates in fine condition, with only the frontispiece having the small crease. Mostly cats; one color plate illustrates a lane of promenading dogs. Wain's anthropomorphized creatures are not always sweet or friendly!
(Inventory #: 84413)