by CHAMPNEY, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Williams Champney (1850-1922).
Boston:: Lockwood, Brooks, 1877., 1877. 8vo. 217,  pp. 19 plates, figs., illustrated by James Wells "Champ" Champney. Original brick-red blind- and gilt-stamped black printed pictorial cloth featuring a water-bucket holding cherub centered above a gilt-banner title, within a black lined architectural and ornamental border. First edition. A well-illustrated collection of sidereal fables "written in the hope of interesting the small people, and leading them to a study of its more fascinating truths". Dedicated to the astronomer Professor Maria Mitchell.
(Inventory #: SW1031)
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