Comic Animals ABC. Louis WAIN.
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC
Comic Animals ABC

Comic Animals ABC

London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons, & Co., 1903. Item #03030

A Louis Wain ABC

WAIN, Louis. Comic Animals ABC by Louis Wain. London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons, & Co., [1903].

First edition. Large quarto (11 3/8 x 8 15/16 inches; 288 x 227 mm.). [12] pp. Twenty-five superb full-color illustrations depicting each letter of the alphabet (Q and R are shown together in one illustration). Each letter of the alphabet printed in blue or pink.

Publishers full-color pictorial card wrappers with two more wonderful Louis Wain drawings. Wrapper spine reinforced from the inside, a couple of marginal tears neatly repaired, lower corner of front wrapper with small piece (2 x 1 1/4 inches) torn away. Neat ink name and date "1903" on inside front wrapper.

Another remarkable survival…

Here we see Louis Wain's animal repertoire in its full glory including: Alligators, Bears, an Elephant, a Fox, a Giraffe, a Hippopotamus, Kangaroos, a Lion, Monkees, Owls, Penguins, Rhinos, a Seal, Tigers, a Unicorn, Wolves and Zebras.

What animal begins with 'X' ? "X is an animal without a name; But when the crab pinches, I guess he'll exclaim!"

Dale, 47.

Price: $750.00

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