THOMPSON, K.L. (author). S. B. PEARSE (illustrator). Ameliaranne At The Zoo. London; George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1936.
8vo. Original red cloth with onlaid pictorial plate to upper cover, pictorial endpapers; pp. , including endpapers; with pictorial title and 28 charming coloured plates by Susan Beatrice Pearse; a very nice copy with light marking to lower board and rubbing to spine, internally crisp with occasional small marking to lower margins and a child's name in red pen to inner upper cover.
First edition. An early volume in the series about Ameliaranne Stiggins and siblings, famously begun by Constance Heward in 1920 with Ameliaranne and the Green Umbrella and illustrated throughout by Pearse, despite the involvement of a range of authors over the years.