DODGE,MARY MAPES. RHYMES AND JINGLES. NY: Scribner 1904 (Sept. 1904). 8vo (5 1/ X 7 3/4"), dark green gilt pictorial cloth, gilt spine, top edge gilt, 222p. slight rubbing, Fine. 1st thus. While there was a much earlier edition, this edition has poems never before been in print and has illustrations new for this book. Poems written by the author of Hans Brinker, founder of St. Nicholas Magazine and more. Illustrated by Brandywine artist SARAH STILWELL with beautifully intricate pictorial title and frontis plus a profusion of pen and ink drawings full page and in-text. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY DODGE: When the sun's sinking low in the skies, The evening primrose opens her eyes. Come back dear Sun, she seems to say, I've been dreaming of you the livelong day. Page 209 Mary Mapes Dodge". There is also a mounted phot of Dodge's hand. A special copy of a most lovely book. (BAL 4801).

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