Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1909. unpaginated. 6 x 9"; Green cloth over boards with gilt floral device and title on front cover and spine, full-color illustrations throughout, stiff card stock paper, some slight rubbing and wear to edges of book, else a lovely copy in very good + condition.
James Whitcomb Riley (1849 - 1916), was an American poet and writer. He was a best-selling author who was best known for his children's poety and his sentimental or humorous poems. This book falls squarely into the sentimental categoy with the illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy mostly of young ladies and their beaus.