How the Leopard Got His Spots, Just So Stories Series
Garden City, N.Y. Garden City Publishing Company, Inc., 1942. F. Rojankovsky. First edition thus. Boards. [RACIST BLACK CHARICATURE] [RACIST LANGUAGE]. F. ROJANKOVSKY, illustrator. First edition thus. 8vo; pp; color pictorial boards; pictorial endpapers in black and yellow; color pictorial title page; illustrations throughout, both in b&w and color; light edge scuffing of boards; unclipped color pictorial dust jacket, edge creasing and small closed tears, spine sunned; near fine in very good plus dj. Near fine / very good +. Item #1606
The classic Kipling story of the Ethiopian sandy-colored leopard and how the leopard got his spots. Racist caricatures and language, as well as a racist story line.