HAND-COLORED. HOCKA - GERIFFA by Sigmund Epstein. (NY: Sigmund Epstein 1939, 1945). 4to, (8 3/4 x 10 3/4"), spiral backed boards, fine. This is the story of a curious animal that hatches from a large egg - it is a giraffe with feet like poodles, eyes like cats and geography printed on his body. Illustrated by Mary and Marion E. with art deco color printed and hand colored illustrations. This the deposit copy of a strange and charming and possibly self-published book.