The Animal Story Book. With Numerous Illustrations by J.J. Ford. London: Longmans, 1896. First Edition. Pp, 399. Dark blue cloth with fine gold pictorial blocking of a lion on front & spine, all edges gilt. Neat gift inscription to second blank. A very good copy.
Sixty-six Illustrated tales about creatures of land, sea, and air. Adapted from stories originally told by Alexandre Dumas, Théophile Gautier, Pliny, and others. They include "The Adventures of Pyramus," "Two Highland Dogs," "The Ship of the Desert," "The Otter Who was Reared by a Cat," and many more.