The Book of Baby Beasts
The Book of Baby Beasts


The Book of Baby Beasts

DUGDALE, Florence; DETMOLD, E. J. (illus.)

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Florence Dugdale (Mrs. Thomas Hardy) described a diverse menagerie composed of a polar bear, squirrel, donkey, rat, chimpanzee, elephant, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, tiger, camel, giraffe, kangaroo, dog, kitten, colt, lamb, calf, llama and fawn.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: nd. ca. 1911
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    119 p. 29 cm. 19 tipped-in colour plates by Detmold. Brown cloth spine with cream paper boards, pasted on squirrel illustration. Squirrel illustration detached with slightly roughened lower edge. Some wear to spine with small tears in spine ends and tear in front hinge. Corners worn. Boards lightly soiled. Foxing mainly to first pages. Front hinge cracking a little. Rear endpapers replaced. Thumbprints. With the exception of the Donkey illustration, which has some thumbing and faint blue marks, the plates are spotless, vibrant and captivating to look at.

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