(Nebraska): Corenne Placek, 1978. (10) pp. 1 3/8 x 1 1/4". LIMITED EDITION of unknown copies, this being #52. Printed paper wrappers, illustrated, in fine condition. (Bradbury, Corenne Placek, 2)
Corenne Placek was the sister of Wayne Placek who was a well-known collector of miniature books. Corenne published only 2 miniature books. This one is an offset reduction of a book printed and illustrated by her in 1927. Eugene Field, Sr. (1850 - 1895) was an American writer who was best known for his children's poetry and humorous essays. This poem of his is about a dog and cat having a duel under the watchful eye of the Chinese plate and the old Dutch clock.