This is a very good rare and collectible hardcover. 1928 Ginn and Company Publishing. This copy is in very good condition. The blue hardcover boards are very good, clean with only light shelf wear, back cover has minor scuffing. Cover embossed with illustration and gold lettering. Some fading of lettering on spine but front lettering and illustrations very good. Octavo 8vo 8.5 x 5.75" standard size. The pages inside are very good, light natural tanning from age but very clean with no writing seen. Binding tight and straight.
This is a lovely collection of poems designed for Jr. High Students. Illustrated by Samuel B. Wylie. Long familiar poems appealing to young readers was the goal and accomplishment of the volume. Favorites include Little Orphan Annie, Christmas at Sea, Sir Galahad, Dickens in Camp, Hold Fast Your Dreams and dozens more. Authors include Tennyson, Holmes, Burns, Keats, Longfellow, Browning, Stevenson and many, many more. The poems are divided into sections such as The Magic World, The Joy of Work, When the World was Young, The Cycle of Time, Following the Flag and more. Over 200 poems with study helps included along with biographical notes and index of authors and poems. This is a wonderful rare and vintage edition.
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