London. W.& R. Chambers,Limited. ca.1910. The First Edition. Illustrated with a coloured Title Page, 14 vibrant, full page colour chromolithographs, various duotone vignettes, motifs and page decorations throughout. Decorated endsheets. Oblong Folio (9.25"x13.25"). Bound in half-cloth and pictorial decorated paper over boards.
A charming story in verse concerning the Slim family of foxes and their scheme to establish a seaside Lodging House for the purpose of keeping themselves forever well fed. Brilliantly executed and printed chromolithography.
Various usual chipping and wear to edge extremities. Cloth a bit faded.Short professional repair to front endsheet at gutter.Occassional mild offset from several Chromolithographs to opposite pages. A tight, bright Very Good copy.