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WAIN, LOUIS. (WAIN,LOUIS) and others illus. COMICAL DOINGS. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1913. 8 1/2 X 10 1/2", cloth backed pictorial boards, resewn corners worn, edges rubbed, rear cover soiled some, tight and VG. The text by Clifton Bingham and R.K. Foster consists of more than 100 humorous poems about a variety of animals. There is a tipped in color frontis and then all illustrations are in line. Illustrated by Wain with 6 double page spreads and many half-page and smaller illustrations throughout the text. Also illustrated by several other artists. See Peeps Into Nisterland p. 70 this with no ads. Very scarce.



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