Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. 164pp. 16 pages of publisher's adverts at the rear. Sextodecimo [17 cm] Cloth over boards with full color illustration to both boards. illustrated frontispiece in color. Decorative green floral borders on title page. Underlying boards exposed at the corners and spine ends. Contemporary gift inscription on the front pastedown. Very good. Item #61594
Altemus Young People's Library. As stated in the publisher's listing, the Altemus New Illustrated Young People's Library was a series of choice literature for children, selected from the best and most popular works. Handsomely printed, on fine paper from large type, with numerous colored illustrations and black and white engravings, by the most famous artists, making the handsomest and most attractive series of juvenile classics before the public.