Cautionary Tales For Children; Designed for the Admonition of Children between the ages of eight and fourteen years. Hilaire Belloc.

Cautionary Tales For Children; Designed for the Admonition of Children between the ages of eight and fourteen years

London: The Evelegh Nash Company Limited, 1907. First edition. Hardcover. 79 pages. 24.5 x 20.5 cm. Profusely illustrated with drawings by B.T.B. (Basil Temple Blackwood). Some contents: "Jim, who ran away from his nurse, and was eaten by a lion -- Henry King, who chewed bits of string, and was early cut off in dreadful agonies -- Matilda, who told lies, and was burned to death -- Franklin Hyde, who caroused in the dirt and was corrected by his uncle." Owner inscription front free endpaper dated 1917. Free endpapers back and front toned. Illustrated gray boards. Fine. Item #22333

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