London: Humphrey Milford, 1925. Illustrated by the author. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #19619
A shape book in the form of a cottage. Unpaginated (16pp) printed in black and green on stiff paper. Pictorial boards. Each page with decorated borders and an illustration at the top. Describes Chunky's daily life. Light foxing throughout and overall wear, else a very good copy. Rare.
Chloe Preston (1887-1969) was a children's author and artist whose work was frequently seen both in books and postcards beginning in 1910 through the mid 1930s. She is best known for her cute, cherubic children in adult guise and situations.