Edinburgh and London: Oliver and Boyd, 1961. Color & B&W plates; Oliver Holt. First Edition. Cloth. " x 7 1/2"), brick red cloth with black labels on spine with gold lettering, profusely illustrated with full-color frontispiece and 48 plates: photos, reproductions, artworks (with original drawings and decorations by Oliver Holt) and literary examples from authors like P.G. Wodehouse, G.K. Chesterton George Orwell, Walter de la Mare, and others, xx + 193 pages. Near Fine / None. Item #5989
"Shows the importance of the pig as a symbol and illustrates some of the animal's remarkable, if unexpected, charm." -dust jacket
A well illustrated anthology of this literary and artistic study of the pig. Cloth is tight with light wear; pages and handsome interesting plates are clean and without foxing or smudges. Lacks the dust jacket.