Boston. Houghton Mifflin Company. 1909. 8vo. 22cm, the first edition, 225,p., publisher's ads., with color frontis and 3 toned plate illustrations by Alice Harmer Stephens, 12 chapter head illustrations by N.C. Wyeth, each page with colour decorated borders, original light grey blue decorated cloth with corn & pumpkin illustrations with orange colour hightlights, oval front photo illustration in decorated borders, (same as frontis), t.e.g., a fine copy (clhmds). Item #41147
~ A charming holiday story of a little girl and her mother who find refuge in a Shaker community in Maine. The front cover and endpaper decoration signed TBH (American book illustrator, Theodore Brown Hapgood). Each chapter is headed with a N.C. Wyeth illustration.