By Christine E. Bradley
London   Dean and Son, Ltd.
10" by 7.5" 124pp
A scarce copy of this charming children's annual, starring George E. Studdy's lovable white dog, with his iconic droopy face, big blue eyes and expressive ears.
By Christine E. Bradley

[1950] Bonzo's Annual

London   Dean and Son, Ltd.
10" by 7.5" 124pp
A scarce copy of this charming children's annual, starring George E. Studdy's lovable white dog, with his iconic droopy face, big blue eyes and expressive ears.
£38.00
: 0.75kgs / : 636M29

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Description

Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce

George Ernest Studdy was a renowned British commercial artist who created Bonzo the dog in 1922 for "The Sketch" magazine. The stories and verse in this work were written by Christine E. Bradley. This copy is undated, dated using Copac and the prior owner's ink inscription to the front pastedown. Containing the following short stories: Bonzo in Darkest Africa The Story of Brigadier Bragg Bonzo's Caravan Bonzo's Surprise The Dancing Class Pinky's Goose Bonzo Meets the Monkey Bonzo's Kite Hullabaloo 'Bonzo in Darkest Africa' is a longer story split in sections across the work. This story features depictions of indigenous people of Africa that are typical of the 1950s.

Condition

In the publisher's original quarter cloth binding with pictorial front card board. Externally generally smart, with slight bumping and rubbing to extremities. Small ink price inscription to upper extremity of front board. Slight marking and rubbing to boards. Prior owner's pencil and ink inscription to front board, dated 1950 and 1954. Ink inscription to front and rear free-endpapers. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean, with the odd light scattered spot to first and last few pages.

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