New York: Frederick A. STokes & Brother, 1888. Illustrations in Colors and Monotint by Maude HUmphrey. First edition. Hardcover. 4to. (48)pp printed on one side only: twelve are verses by Thomas, including the title page, and twelve are full page fully chromolithographed plates by Humphrey, including the frontispiece, depicting one child for each month of the year.
Cloth spine in light green, paper over boards printed in full color with additional illustrations by Humphrey. Board edges worn, light soil, mostly from fingering, rear free endpaper lacks a corner, else a very good copy with two neat inscriptions on the front free endpaper, one dated the year of publication.
An elusive Humphrey title. Very good. Item #19741