Riley Child – Rhymes with Hoosier Pictures by James Whitcomb Riley was first produced in 1890. This charming book is from 1898 includes many of James Whitcomb Riley's signature stories like "Out to Old Aunt Mary's" and "Little Orphant Annie." Will Vawter's illustrations of girls rolling hoops and boys with cane fishing poles, lingering through long summer afternoons, recall times gone by. A must-have for Riley enthusiasts everywhere.
Published by Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1898, 188 pages. Grey-green cloth binding with gilt title and black and gold pastedown on front. Spine has gilt lettering and picture of a flying kite. Book has sun fading.
Front endpapers have previous owners names written in pen and pencil. The title page is protected by tissue guard. Overall, pages are clean. Hinge crack near front of book – otherwise binding is fine. The book measures 8" t x 5-5/8" w.
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