London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., n.d. [c. 1939]. Second edition. Unrecorded [Second] edition, and notably different than the first edition of 1916. Quarter red cloth over pictorial boards. Rear board illustrated in full color (kitten fishing while three others tow a river barge). Mild edgewear and some minor soiling to boards. Internally crisp and clean. Quarto (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in; 252 x 192 mm).  pages. Full-color frontispiece ("Please, I want an orange"), black & white and two-color text illustrations throughout, title page illustration (in yellow). Neat gift and ownership signature dated 1939 to front free endpaper. A wonderful copy.
Variations from the first edition of 1916 include color changes to text illustrations; different frontispiece, change to rear board; layout, substitutions to text illustrations, additional stories. An opportunity to acquire variants of Wain's work.
Cf. Wood 145. (Item #3809)