New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Borzoi Books, 1922 on title page, 1st printing of the 2nd Am edition, the first being 1897 Edward Arnold, London and New York; blue boards with orange titles, in yellow jacket with black titles with ads for Borzoi books on both flaps; 6.2x8.4"; 48 pp. Juvenile hardback.
"What! would you slap the Porcupine/Unhappy child -- desist!" Funny poems for the "learned child" that give true insight into various animals, from the Bison to the Microbe, originally published in 1897.
CONDITION: Good Plus with jacket remnant included; owner name, foxed endpapers and soiled top edges, pinhole bottom edge, straight with bright spine and boards for this book except for half inch across top where jacket was chipped, clean pages with some light reading wrinkles; unclipped 1.25. Item #21243