Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1907. Cloth. Fair. Item #015717
Red cloth. 516 pp. Part of the Children's Hour Series. Black and white illustrations throughout, as well as a reproduction of a letter by Longfellow. A collection of folk tales and fables for children, ranging from the traditional Aesop's Fables, to a folk tale from Louisiana and other US states, stories from the North Sea, Japan, India, Celtic stories, work by the Brothers Grimm, Joel Chandler Harris, etc. FAIR condition. Moderate uneven fading to the covers. Heavy scuffing and discoloration along the extremities, with some spotting and staining to the rear cover. Cloth frayed and worn along the edges. Minor soiling. Text block shaken and cracked in several pages, with a few leaves tenuously attached.