An antique, 19th century book with cut illustrations by William B. Dyer. Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Company. 190 pages. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Boards and spine are stamped in color and gilt. Green cloth cover with woman's profile in a gilt heart. This book is Dyer's first and only solo illustrated book.
Author: James Whitcomb Riley (American, 1849-1916)
Width 5.5 Depth 0.75 Height 8 in.
Note: some sun beaching; several pages of a child's scribbles in pencil.