FLACK,MARJORIE. THE STORY ABOUT PING. NY: Viking 1933. 8vo (7 x 9"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slightest bit of edge rubbing else fine in VG+ dust wrapper with two small closed tears and slight rubbing. First edition. The story is about a little Chinese duckling who lives on a houseboat in Peking. Illustrated with wonderful color lithographs by KURT WIESE. Bader says "this, with "Honk" [the Moose] are "probably his best work in color." She also notes that "this was one of the first instances in picture books proper of a story being written by one person to be pictured by another and as the first notable instance... it was bound to be influential." p.66-7. Very scarce.