by [American Color Printed Cover] D. Lothrop, publisher.
Boston:: D. Lothrop. 1888. hardcover. ¶ Sq. 8vo.  pp. Illus. American color printed cover showing a. mother holding a ribbon which is used as a swing for her little. daughters 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); Dodes 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; Dollys mistake; The naughty kangaroo; and The wonderful gingerbread man. Several cute slate drawings are printed for children to copy. . 2 (Inventory #: LV2050)
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