Little Mousie Mousiekin 1920 M.C.H. [Margaret Campbell Hoopes] ~Antique Children's illustrated book ~ Story of mice


Title: Little Mousie Mousiekin: A Tale for Wee Folks

Author: M. C. H. [Margaret Campbell Hoopes]

Description: Red cloth spine with black lettering; gray papered boards pictorially stamped in black with a color paste-on illustration showing Thomas Cat and a couple scrambling Mousiekins. The endpapers are two-tone illustrated and show a dancing circle of characters from children's stories. Previous owner's name penciled on endpapers; name and address penciled on verso of ffep, otherwise pages are generally clean; a few folded corners. Illustrated with 29 color plates, including frontispiece. pp. 62, [2], plus [4] ads. No statement of publication date, likely circa 1920. One of the volumes in Altemus' Little Bunnie Bunniekin Series. Three copies located on OCLC.

Illustrated by Margaret Campbell Hoopes (1893-1956). Hoopes had studied at the Philadelphia School of Industrial Arts and, along with her sister Florence J. Hoopes, was a freelance artist in that city, the two of them specializing in illustrating children's books.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Henry Altemus Company
Place: Philadelphia
Year: 1920

Keywords: mice, fiction, antique, children's, juvenile,

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