Mother Earth’s Children. The Frolics of the Fruits and Vegetables.

New York: Wise-Parslow Company, 1914. 8vo, 96 pp. with colour illustrations by M.T. Ross. Red pictorial cloth, pictorial endpapers in red and black. Light mark to lower cover, else very good. Charming rhymes and illustrations introducing 97 anthropomorphized fruits and vegetables including asparagus, cactus, coffee, endive, Indian corn, olive, and truffle. “Said Garlic: “My home used to be / In far-off, sunny Sicily; / But people here think I’m a blessing, / I make such splendid salad dressing.” (Item Id: 106603)

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