New York: The Century Company, 1906/1906, 1st in book form; red cloth with orange titles and Mother Goose standing on open book; 8vo; 193 pp + St. Nicholas ads. Juvenile hardback.
One of the less common "retold for St. Nicholas " titles, from the famous children's magazine during the time that it was edited by Mary Mapes Dodge. A collection of fairy tales appearing in St. Nicholas from 1874 to 1906: The Way to Fairyland, Tinkey, The King of the Golden Woods, The Ballad of the Blacksmith's Sons, Casperi, The Ten Little Dwarfs, Giant Thunder Bones, Wondering Tom, An Island Fable, A Spanish Tale, A Giant in Fragments, The Cooky-nut Trees, The Astrologer's Niece, The Little Elf, How an Elf Set up Housekeeping, The Wish-Ring.
CONDITION: Very Good; small neat name, no other marks, light bumps to extrems, endpapers stained in what looks like a bindery error, does not appear on other side. Item #20293