NEWKIRK,GARRETT. RHYMES OF THE STATES. NY: Century 1896 (1896). Small 4to (7 1/4 x 9 1/2"), pictorial cloth , 96p. Fine. 1st edition. Designed so that children could more easily remember facts about evcry state, each state has a rhyme and an illustration to facilitate memory. Illustrated with pen and inks and half tones by Harry Fenn. THIS COPY HAS A NICE 4 LINE DATED INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR TO MARY MAPES DODGE, author of Hans Brinker, creator or St. Nicholas Magazine and more. This was her copy.