Author: Cecil Aldin
Illustrator: Cecil Aldin
ALDIN, Cecil. Us. Poughkeepsie, NY: Artists and Writers Guild . 8vo, 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.