Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI. CECIL ALDIN, May Byron.
Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.
Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.
Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.
Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.
Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.
Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.
Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.
Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.
Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.
Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.

Cecil Aldin's Happy Family. SET OF SIX VOLUMES: I. Hungry Peter His Adventures. II. Rufus... III. Rags His.... IV. Humpty and Dumpty.... V. Master Quack.... VI. Forager... PLUS ANOTHER COPY OF Volume VI.

Aldin, Cecil (illus).
New York. Hodder and Stoughton. No date. Ca. 1913.
Included in this offering is the complete Happy Family set of six books published by Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press (volume six of which is lacking a plate) TOGETHER with A SECOND COPY of volume six published by Hodder & Stoughton (New York) which is complete with all illustrations. 1. SET OF SIX BOOKS: Full page color lithograph and in-text black and white illustrations, pictorial endpapers, illustrations, 8 x 7 1/4 inches, color pictorial cover label on paper covered boards (hardbound). Note that volume six is MISSING the half-title and color frontispiece, otherwise all are complete as issued in these hardbound volumes with pictorial lithographic color illustrations. Volume I: Cover in fair condition with wear to cover extremities exposing edges of board, dampstain to left margin; decorative nameplate to front pastedown, front hinge split but still attached, slight dampstain to upper right edge (outside image areas), damp stain to lower centrefold of one image (barely noticeable), a few loose pages (but all present), generally the interior is in particularly clean and bright condition. Five single page and one double page color lithographic plates, plus black and white illustrations. Volume II: Cover in good condition with light wear to extremities; inscription on verso of half-title, crayon coloring to black and white illustrations, generally the interior is clean and bright condition. Five single page and one double page color lithographic plates, plus black and white illustrations. Volume III: Cover in good condition with soiling and light wear to extremities, short tears to head and tail of spine, half of title on spine rubbed; decorative nameplate to front paste down, hinges split but textblock still attached, decorative nameplate and inscription on verso of half-title, light soiling to a few pages, generally the interior is in clean and bright condition. Volume IV: Cover in good condition with light wear and soiling, tear to tail of spine; front hinge split but still attached back hinge beginning to split, decorative nameplate and inscription on verso of frontispiece, adhesive tape to lower fold between frontispice and title page, pencil marks to one black and white illustration, generally the interior is in particularly clean and bright condition. Volume V: Cover in good condition with faint soiling and light wear to extremities, half of title on spine rubbed; decorative nameplate to front paste down, front hinge split but still attached, decorative nameplate and inscription on verso of half-title, light soiling to a few pages, one loose page, generally the interior is in clean and bright condition. Volume VI: Cover in good condition with light wear to cover extremities and a few short tears along spine; decorative nameplate to front pastedown, front hinge split before title page but still attached, MISSING half-title and color frontispiece, pencil marks to one color plate, generally the interior is in clean and bright condition. 2. PLUS ANOTHER EDITION OF VOLUME VI, COMPLETE WITH ALL COLOR PLATES: Full page color lithograph and in-text black and white illustrations, pictorial endpapers, vi pp+ illustrations, 8 x 7 1/4 inches, color pictorial cover label on paper covered boards (hardbound). Cover in good condition with chips and paper loss to spine; front hinge starting to split before title page but still attached, owner inscription to rear pastedown, generally the interior is in particularly clean and bright condition. A charming series of books each featuring one of a diverse group of animals, a happy family who one by one come in to sleep on the home's hearth. The color illustrations are the work of British artist Cecil Aldin, known for his depictions of animals. Item #43956

Price: $625.00

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