The Book of Pets
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers
Date Published: 1893
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 42708
Quarto [28 cm] 1/4 blue cloth with illustrated paper over boards. Very good. The boards are lightly rubbed and soiled, and the underlying boards are exposed along the edges. The hinges are a little shaky, there is a 2" split in the rear endsheet along the hinge, and there is a contemporary gift inscription on the front free endpaper. The frontispiece page is just beginning to detach at the foot.
Maud Humphrey, a successful commercial artist and the mother of Humphrey Bogart, was well-known for her watercolor representations of idealized children at play.