New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1879. First Edition. 12mo. Publisher's gilt-decorated green beveled cloth; page edges dyed red; 136pp. Mild oxidation to spine gilt, else a tight, nicely preserved copy in the less common publisher's extra-gilt binding (as noted in BAL), with brown coated endpapers stamped in a fleur-de-lis pattern. Gift inscription ("from Mother") to front flyleaf, dated 1879.
Volume of sentimental verse by the American children's author best-known for Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates (1866). BAL 4773.