San Marino: The Huntington Library, . Paperback. 4to. Stiff yellow pictorial wrappers. (21pp). Color illustrations. Fine. Item #48759
Pristine first edition. James Thorpe introduces this "facsimile reproduction of the original manuscript" of this delightful children's tale (ten leaves, rectos only) made by this 19th century poet/humorist/author (1799-1845) in 1835 for his children -- and not punlished in book form until 1859 as " The Headlong Career and Woeful Ending of Precocious Piggy."