New York: Hodder & Stoughton, ca. 1890-1910. First edition. Hardcover. Tight-bound at the hinges but somewhat cracked in the center of the book. Edges are scuffed all the way around. No crayon, pencil or pen markings except for a former owner's name on the book plate on the front pastedown. Beautiful color plates, clean and crisp. Lots of sweet black and white drawings. good to fair / None, as issued, Item #17562
A series of fun little short stories for children such as The Pixies' Pet, The Mouse Family's New House, The Darling Ducklings, and many more that are different from the well known nursery rhymes and fairy tales. Quite scarce and collectible.