The Water Beetle ** SOLD **
The Water Beetle
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962.
A fine copy of the first UK edition of this collection of essays, illustrated by Osbert Lancaster.
The water beetle, according to Hilaire Belloc:
"...aggravates the human race/ By gliding on the water's face/ Assigning each to each its place/ But if she ever stopped to think/ Of how she did it, she would sink."
Hardcover with jacket, with slight dirt to back.
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