Billy Whiskers at the Fair
Akron, Ohio: The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1909. Arthur DeBEBIAN. Later printing. Boards. Later printing. 8vo; 163 pp + [2pp] publisher’s ads; color pictorial boards; color embossed die-cut of a child pasted to front pastedown; chromolithograph frontispiece; 5 chromolithographed illustrated plates with titles; b&w illustrations in text; bookseller’s ticket to rear pastedown, “Chas. Ream, Lancaster PA.”; chipping to tail of spine and edges, light staining to fore-edge of last page, publisher’s ads and rear eps; unclipped color pictorial dust jacket, front flap advertises Billy Whisker Series, “postpaid at $1.00 each”, rear flap advertises 5 other books from Frances Montgomery chipping to edges and stain to rear; very good minus in good plus dj. Very good / good +. Item #966
Author of the Billy Whiskers Series, Frances Montgomery (1858-1925), often used the pseudonym F. G. Wheeler for her books. A humorous story of the Treat family, the brothers, Tom, Dick and Harry, and adventures with their goat at a fair.