Burd, C. M. (illus).
New York. K Co. Inc. N.Y., No date. Ca. 1920s.
24 page booklet, 7 1/4 x 4 inches, each page with a children's poem printed at the bottom of the page, above which is a blank space 5 x 3 1/4 inches, intended to hold a color Clara M. Burd print illustrating the poem's subject matter. (The images were copyright K Co Inc. N.Y.) Humpty Dumpty is missing; the other twenty-three rhymes have their illustrations, though A Stitch in Time has not been glued to its page. Wear to covers including vertical crease to front cover, 1 inch abrasion to back cover, and tape reinforcement to spine; staples rusty; color illustrations in good clean condition. Includes three extra copies of loose illustration A Friend in Need. The loose Burd illustrations, to be pasted into the booklet, were given as premiums with the purchase of (in this instance) Betsy Ross Bread. Other manufacturers could have their name printed on the booklet's front cover, and offer the loose illustrations and empty booklet as premiums available with purchase of their product. Item #56410