Cecily G and the 9 Monkeys
Author: H.A. Rey
Illustrator: H.A. Rey
REY, H[ans] A[ugusto]. Cecily G and the 9 Monkeys. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942. 4to, 32pp. Brown cloth pictorially stamped in black. Color illustrations on every page. Lower spine ends lightly rubbed, endpapers faintly foxed, still a near fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (light wear – especially to spine ends and corners, spine panel has one rubbed spot and one small hole/tear, rear panel slightly soiled). Scarce.
First edition. The second appearance of Curious George and the only book to talk about his family and life before the Man in the Yellow Hat. How Curious George leads his family to a new home and befriends Cecily the Giraffe.