Hardcover. Melbourne, Australia; Robertson & Mullens, 1937, 1st edition. Clean, tight, green cloth 8vo, 120pp. Tips are bumped, somewhat faded at the spine. Gift inscription on the half title page. Front. Good + / missing. Item #16493
An utterly charming book and quite scarce, with many delightful pictures of the cutest koala bears one could ask for. Koalas are a gentle, harmless, trustful, quaintly comical, wistfully curious, wise-looking, pathetic and lovable little creatures much loved in real life and toy form all over the globe. It is native only to Australia.