The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set. Hilaire Belloc.
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.
/Basil T. Blackwood (B. T. B.), illustrator.

The Bad Child's Book of Beasts. and More Beasts for Worse Children. 2 book set.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965/1896, 1966/1897; red, green cloth. Both books have patterned endpapers and are in ivory jackets of the same design with red and gold colours and drawings of the beasts; 6.5x8.5; 46 pp. Juvenile hardback.

"Do not as evil children do/Who on the slightest grounds/Will imitate the kangaroo/With wild unmeaning bounds." Bad Child's wonderful verses were published for Knopf's 50th anniversary with a foreword by Frances Clarke Sayers. The matching More Beasts came out a year later with a foreword by Rosemary Livsey.

CONDITION: Fine in Very Good Plus jackets; no names or other marks, both books straight and very clean and tight; both clean jackets have wear at darkened spine ends to 1/4 "; both unclipped 3.25. Item #21439

Price: $95.00

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