New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1890. First Edition. Folio.  leaves. New Verses by Helen Gray Cone. Six full-page chromolithographs and in-text red line drawings by Maud Humphrey. Red cloth spine over color pictorial boards. Light wear; a near fine copy. Item #21040
Maud Humphrey (1868 – 1940) was a commercial illustrator, water colorist, and suffragette from the United States. She was the mother of the actor Humphrey Bogart and frequently used her young son as a model. She began working for the New York publisher Frederick A. Stokes Company as an illustrator and from the 1890s through the 1920s, her work Included child portraits, illustrating calendars, greeting cards, postcards, fashion magazines, and more than 20 story books.