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101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith, 1st Edition, Unique Binding, Chelsea Bindery



The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

Illustrated by Janet and Anne Grahame

True First Edition, Published by Heinemann, London, 1956

Onlaid Leather Binding by The Chelsea Bindery

FINE Condition

Binding Details:  Beautiful onlaid full leather binding by the Chelsea Bindery consisting of full white morocco leather with black onlay patches imitating the markings of a Dalmation. There are specially designed endpapers and gilted page ends. The book is housed in a black leather entry slipcase.

Book Details:  This is the true first edition of Dodie Smith’s classic The Hundred and One Dalmatians that is beautifully illustrated with decorative endpapers and 55 mono illustrations throughout by Janet and Anne Grahame. Basis for both the animated Disney cartoon and two action comedies starring Glenn Close as Cruella De Vil.

The book measures approximately 8.5” x 5.5”, 191 pages.

Condition Report:  The binding and internals are in FINE condition.

Photographs of the binding, slipcase, and endpapers appear in the photo section of the listing.