Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1899. Boards. 8vo; pp; chromolithographed pictorial front board, rear board lithographed; red cloth shelf-back; gift inscription on ffep dated 1903; chromolithographed fp, some offsetting to title page; illustrated throughout; wear to boards, sunning and spotting of spine, finger marks, and some spotting, binding tight; very good. Not recorded. Very good. Item #1602
A nice collection of poetry, stories, fairy tales, and illustrations in this children’s book. Some of the illustrations are signed by well-known artists, including Harold Copping, Grace Brownell Peck, Walter J. Allen, and Hiram Bathe.
The gift inscription on the free front end paper reads “Master Julius Ney. Won at Birthday party of Gladys Schwarz at Texarkana. June 25th 1903. ‘for finding the largest amount of Peanuts in a Peanut hunt.’”.