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Carleton & Co., 1879. 96 (unnumbered) pages of humorous color lithographs. Each illustration has an alternate picture when an illustrated extra flap (about 1 / 3 of a page wide preceeding the page) opens, completing the picture. In the bottom margin is the beginning of a rhyme. When the flap is lifted, the completed picture is revealed along with the rest of the rhyme. The verso of each leaf contains a complete poem. Small 8vo, original pictorial blue cloth, stamped.....
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979. Black & white illustrations by Joan Hassall. 8vo, black cloth, d.w., lightly dust soiled & edge-chipped. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979. Fine in very good(-) dust wrapper. Reprinted with corrections. Ownership stamp on end-paper: "Collection of Hilary Knight"