(ALDIN,CECIL)illus. CECIL ALDIN'S HAPPY FAMILY by May Byron. London: Henry Frowde Hodder & Stoughton 1912. Thick 4to (8 3/4 x 9 3/4"), cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, top edge gilt, corners worn, binding stiff and bound very tightly, some fraying to a very few of the mounts, VG. 1st edition of this magnificent picture book featuring 36 MOUNTED COLOR PLATES SIX OF WHICH ARE DOUBLE-PAGE! There are also 36 full page b&w's to accompany the following stories: Hungry Peter the Pig Rufus the Cat Rags, the Dog Forager, the Puppy This is Aldin at his very best and this is essentially 6 books in one. Very hard to find in original condition.