The Tale of Mr. Tootleoo.London: The Nonesuch Press,  Stock Code: 144279
First edition, first printing. The first Mr. Tootleoo book. Bernard Darwin (18761961) was the grandson of the naturalist Charles Darwin. He and his wife collaborated on their children's books, with Bernard providing the text, and Elinor the illustrations.
Oblong quarto. Original brown boards with red decoration, red blindstamped roundel to front cover. With the dust jacket.
With 22 full-page coloured illustrations by Elinor Darwin.
Spine and corners bumped, dust jacket toned, chipped to edges with a split to the spine.
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