Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1923. Later printing. Hardcover. 8vo., 109 pp., olive cloth covers with pastedown illustration, illustrated by Harrison Cady. -- One small nick to pastedown. Inked gift inscription on the front endpaper. White portions of the dust jacket evenly dust soiled -- Condition:. Near fine / very good. Item #9512
"Thornton Waldo Burgess was a conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, Bedtime Stories. He was sometimes known as the Bedtime Story-Man. By the time he retired, he had written more than 170 books and 15,000 stories for the daily newspaper column."-wikipedia.