Three Young Rats and Other Rhymes.

New York: Valentin, 1944. Calder, Alexander. Limited. hardcover. A collection of 83 classic nursery rhymes, along with 85 whimsical drawings by Alexander Calder. xxii, 130, [6]pp. Short folio, cloth-backed pictorial boards, d.w (quite torn and un-professionally repaired); uncut edges. New York: Curt Valentin, 1944. Limited first edition, signed. Printed by S. A. Jacobs at the Golden Eagle Press. Corners slightly bumped, otherwise a near fine in a good dust wrapper. very good(+) / good.

From a total printing of 700, this is number 22 of only 60 copies on Sevir mould made paper, signed and numbered -- sadly lacking the original drawing.

Price: $1,500.00

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