New York: Sam'l Gabriel Sons & Company, circa 1920, #926, printed in Germany; bright green boards, dark green cloth spine, large bear cub, front and back, with head on flap attached to top board, flat cut, black and white illustrations and 4 colour illustrations, 8.25x10.25; np. Novelty shape book moveable.
A very huggable bear cub with his tongue sticking out tells his story from the time his mother lost him to his permanent residence in the zoo. The flap lifts so you can tickle the bear cub under his chin. One of a series of Gabriel Life Stories which includes P. Uppy and E. Lephant.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus; neat gift inscription inside, straight with clean boards and pages, flap tight with unrubbed crease, very minor edge rubs, staples have left two rust marks on spine and top staple has pulled from outside pages but all is tight, pages clean and unwrinkled, fairly light with bright colours. Item #22603