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Sixteen darling fictional short stories about animals and nature. Wonderful memories to be had reading this book aloud to your young ones at bedtime. Illustrations by Harrison Cady.

Hardcover in very good condition for it's age. Pages beautifully aged into a light brown color. Light cover wear. Couple of tears on pages, one has been repaired with tape. Name and address written on front page. Dust jacket has not faired well.

230 pages. Hardcover. 7" x 5" x 1".

About the author: Thornton Waldo Burgess (1874-1965) was a conservationist and author of children's stories featuring the wildlife of his native state. He was born in Sandwich, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. His first book was Old Mother West Wind (1910). Following its success, he wrote a syndicated daily newspaper column, Bedtime Stories (illustrated by Harrison Cady), which appeared without interruption from 1912 to 1960. His output comprises over 15,000 stories collected in over 170 books.

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Sale // Mother West Wind Why Stories by Thornton Burgess 1915 / Sixteen Stories About Animals and Nature / Antique Childrens Book


  • Vintage item from the 1910s
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