London and New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1896. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto [28 cm] Blue cloth spine with pictorial paper over boards. Six full-color plates. Very good. The extremities are mildly rubbed and bumped, and the underlying boards are exposed sporadically along the edges. There is a very small dark stain on the top edge of the text block, and there is a contemporary gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Else, internally very clean. Item #40843
With numerous full-page color-plates after paintings in water-colors by Frances Brundage. And with decorative borders and other designs together with new stories and verses by Elizabeth S. Tucker.
Frances Brundage illustrated over 200 books, many depicting wide-eyed Victorian children. Her illustrations were featured on many household items, including calendars and flue covers.