New York: Maxton Publishers, Inc, 1946/1945; Mother and Baby Animal Books, Wild Animals Series, designed by Cyril von Baumann, Noted American Explorer and Naturalist, no indication of printing but glassine envelope has 1946 Domestic Animal Series listed; SOFTCOVER covers of heavier card, shape book of die-cut realistic tiger mother with baby in a slot behind her crossed legs on the front cover and her back on the book's back cover, illustrated comic story within; 9 x 12" Toploader large softcover novelty moveable.
The covers of this series, including the Tiger with her piercing green eyes, are large and just beautiful. They can be stood up for display. The baby tiger has been folded and can put his big paws on his mother's arm. Kind of a silly story to include with this magnificent beast! Paul Kaloda, cover & Charles Bracker, text, illustrators.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus in remnant envelope, straight, clean, sharp corners, very light reading wrinkles in margin of some pages, very light crease above Baby's long arm, tiny rubs to corners; about the bottom 2/3 of the envelope is present, which does have the title lists for both the Wild and Domestic series. Item #21896