Title: Hasimukh [The Happy Face]
Author: Baikunthanath Das
Publisher: Purnachandra Das
Printer: Printed at the Kuntaline Press by Purnachandra Das
Date & edition: 1900
Price: 6 annas
About the book:
A lighthearted book of twenty-four short verses on child-centric subjects like the swing, the pet kitten, the naughty dog, the child’s dreams and the story-telling grandfather.
The volume is attractively designed with decorative borders and coloured texts. The illustrations mark a blend of indigenous and foreign styles.
Genre: Book of verses
Source: Chaitanya Library, Kolkata.
Shelfmark: Shi 240
1. Title page
2. Page 1
3. Illustration for ‘The Swing’