DUMPY BOOK. THE THREE LITTLE FOXES by Mary Tourtel. London: Grant Richards 1903. 16mo (3 1/4 x 5"), striped cloth, p., slight bit of cover soil and hinges expertly and almost unnoticeably strengthened, clean, tight VG+. First edition of Number 21 of the Dumpy Book series (of which Little Black Sambo was #4). Printed on one side of the paper, each page of text faces a full page illustration. Featuring 24 charming full page color illustrations by Mary Tourtel who went on to create the character of Rupert the Bear. The story stars three humanized foxes who embark on an adventure to save a princess. Wonderful. Very scarce.