[DOGS]. DAWNAY, Ruth (illustrator). Things Hounds Do. Drawn for The Field.

London; The Field. [1932].


Landscape 4to. Original cream pictorial card covers printed in colours, stitched at spine; pp. [24]; with 11 coloured plates; externally dust-soiled and somewhat spotted to both covers with a little light staining, spine abraded with slight splitting to ends, internally generally clean with occasional foxing to margins, gutters, and final leaf; rather elusive.

First edition. A humorous series of plates to accompany single-stanza verses, showing dogs engaged in human pursuits such as tucking into Christmas dinner, going to school, to the races, and in the nursery. ~i~Only 4 copies on Copac (B.L.; Nat. Lib. of Scotland; London Lib.; Oxford) and none found in commerce at the time of cataloguing.