New York: Brentano's, co. 1908 as "The New Baby's Biography illus. by Hallock, probably first thus illustrated, no printing date, (co. 1891 as "The Baby's Biography" illus. by Frances Brundage); "decorative work by Ysabel deWitte Kaplan", pale mauve-pink cloth with gilt titles and gilt outline of a baby clutching a feather pen to write in this book; plain endpapers, lovely blue, green and yellow title page with mother and child, three full colour plates, every page decorated with illustrated script in pink, and most illustrated with half tones in grey and pink, each page single sided, which allows for parent's handwriting, 8.25x11.5; 104 pp. Picture book hardback.
A lovely book with which to follow a child's life through to early school days. While the text and organization are the same as in the earlier book, this is essentially a "modern" conception with new drawings and 19__ dates.. (Heppner 93-103) Gift condition.
CONDITION: Near Fine; no names or other marks at all, bright, absolutely clean, just the slightest of bumps and rubs to white at extrems. Item #20279