ALDIN, Cecil (author and illustrator). Just Among Friends; Pages from my Sketch Books.

London; Eyre And Spottiswoode (Publishers) Limited. 1934.


4to. Original taupe cloth boldly lettered in black to upper cover, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [viii] + 28 plates; these plates printed in full colour in chalky lithography on brown stock with several images of dogs to each; a fine and exceptional copy, both externally and internally; preserved in the scarce, unclipped dustwrapper (7/6) which is lightly dusted with rubbing to fore-edges; a few very short, closed, edge tears (longest 20mm); neat, and unobtrusive, paper restoration to head of spine, and strengthening paper tabs to reverse.

First edition. A lovingly drawn collection of plates featuring a wide-range of breeds including Dandie Dinmonts, Collies, Chows, Sealyhams, terriers and spaniels.