Item #42708 The Book of Pets. Maud Humphrey, E. S. Tucker.

The Book of Pets

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, 1893. First edition. Hardcover. 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. Item #42708

Maud Humphrey, a successful commercial artist and the mother of Humphrey Bogart, was well-known for her watercolor representations of idealized children at play.

Price: $300.00

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