New York: The MacMillan Company, 1959. First Edition. From the library of cartoonist Eldon Dedini and boldly SIGNED by him in 1962 on the ffep. Tall quarto; 85pp. A Near Fine copy in illustrated boards in dust jacket. Item #19399
Pericle Luigi Giovannetti was a Swiss artist and painter. He is best-known for his cartoons, picture stories and anthropomorphic birds, that were published in magazines and anthologies. His biggest success was the marmot 'Max', who made his first appearance in the satirical British magazine Punch in 1952.