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Author: Cecil Aldin

Illustrator: Cecil Aldin

ALDIN, Cecil. Us. Poughkeepsie, NY: Artists and Writers Guild [1935]. 8vo, [44]pp. Color pictorial paper wrappers. 6 full-page three-color illustrations and numerous b&w illustrations. Light worn at edges, some light wear to covers, else a clean, tight copy without dust jacket as issued.

First US edition. A charming story of a young girl and her dog, a little black Scotch Terrier puppy named Smut,  as they go about their lives, encountering other dogs, policemen, and even horses. Cecil Aldin was a British artist best known for his paintings and sketches of animals and rural life, all of which is magnificently captured in this delightful tale.