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, 1920's. 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." Illustrated gray boards. Fine. Item #22334

Price: $95.00

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