Copyright 1918 by Frederick Warne & Co. to the publication page. No date to the title page and the word “Ltd.” is present. 85 pp. Twenty seven colour illustrations. Interior is clean except for the odd finger smudge. The top fore-edge corner of every second page has had a tiny, 8mm x 5mm yellow’ish piece of tape applied to hold the pages together. (The verso of the colour illustrations are blank). Some pieces have been opened leaving a small trace or pull. Deep green paper boards. The frontis illustration has been scotch taped back in a bit awkwardly but is complete. Front and rear paste downs feature Johnny standing on a book in the center of the page surrounded by his colleagues. Previous owners, small very neat name in ink to the verso of the front board along with 5 small pieces of cellophane tape and four small pull spots, the rear pastedown has four small pieces of cellophane tape and three small pull spots. Deep green paper boards are gently bumped, with a bit of rubbing, to extremities. Fresh white titles to the spine and front board. The front pasted paper illustration is inset within a blind stamped “frame”. It’s in almost flawless condition. This copy presents better than this detailed description might imply. Photos available upon request.