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Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Boston; Probable first edition. Publishers signed binding, 'JWS' (unable to identify artist). 274 pages, in gray green cloth; dark green and brown stamped lettering & design. Seven black & white plates, plus frontis illustration. Bright cover with light soil; modest wear to design; moderate wear extremities. Light toning endpapers; interior clean, bright, unmarked. Only four copies identified in WorldCat. This may be the only children's book written by Richards, perhaps encouraged to try her hand by her mother Laura Richards, author of over 90 books, mostly for children. Edith Francis Foster also wrote and illustrated Jimmy Crow, Mary's Little Lamb, and Marigold's Winter. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.