by [American Color Printed Cover] D. Lothrop, publisher.
Boston:: D. Lothrop, 1888.. � Sq. 8vo.  pp. Illus. American color printed cover showing a mother holding a ribbon which is used as a swing for her little daughter�s doll � dressed in Victorian costumes; the back cover featuring two colorfully drawn children in �adult� costume (the boy in blue with a coat too large and holding a cane). Very good. The book is both well-illustrated in black & white and it offers a wide array of stories including a version of the Gingerbread man. Others: �Dot, the dentist� (Dot is a monkey); Dode�s School-Days (she is a little black girl who holds a sweeping broom and a big smile � and she would like to go to school � clearly commenting on social status); �Hoo-dle-dum�; �The His-tory of Nan-cy Lee� � a cat; �Mac and his do-ings� � Mac is a dog; �Dolly�s mistake�; �The naughty kangaroo�; and �The wonderful gingerbread man.� Several cute �slate drawings� are printed for children to copy. (Inventory #: LV2050)
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