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The St. Nicholas anthology, edited by Henry Steele Commager ; with an introduction by May Lamberton Becker

Label
The St. Nicholas anthology
Title
The St. Nicholas anthology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Henry Steele Commager ; with an introduction by May Lamberton Becker
Title variation
Saint Nicholas anthology
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contains the "best" of "St. Nicholas", a magazine for boys and girls published at the turn of the century. Includes stories, poems, and original illustrations
Member of
Cataloging source
CUY
Dewey number
818
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ5
LC item number
.S785 1948
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The St. Nicholas anthology, edited by Henry Steele Commager ; with an introduction by May Lamberton Becker
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Poem / Montrose J. Moses -- Introduction / by May Lamberton Becker -- Preface / by Henry Steele Commager -- A story about ancestors / Dorothy Canfield ; illustrated by Berger -- The Peterkins celebrate the Fourth of July / Lucretia P. Hale -- The soldiering of Beniah Stidham / Howard Pyle ; illustrated by Howard Pyle -- The griffin and the minor canon / Frank R. Stockton -- Daddy Jake, the runaway / Joel Chandler Harris ; illustrated by E. W. Kemble -- Buffalo hunting / Theodore Roosevelt ; illustrated by Frederic Remington -- How a street-car came in a stocking / Harriet Allen ; illustrated by C. Relyea -- The city child / Alfred Tennyson ; music by Mrs. Alfred Tennyson -- Charles Dickens : the boy of the London streets / Rupert Sargent Holland -- The reef / Samuel Scoville, Jr. -- The Rowena O'Toole Company / Ellis Parker Butler ; illustrated by R. Kirby -- How Santa Claus found the poor-house / Sophie Swett -- Tom Sawyer and his band / Albert Bigelow Paine ; illustrated by E. F. Ward -- King Trisanku / Henry W. Longfellow -- Danny and the "Major" / Gertrude P. Greble ; illustrated by Max F. Klepper -- The professor and the Patagonian giant / Tudor Jenks ; illustrated by E. B. Bensale -- The potted princess / Rudyard Kipling -- The butter Betty bought / Anonymous -- The Brownies' return / Palmer Cox ; illustrated by Palmer Cox -- Leonard's English Christmas / Alice Hegan Rice ; illustrated by Norman Price -- Dream march of the children / James Whitcomb Riley ; illustrated by George Varian -- A little contraband / Charles McIlvaine ; illustrated by Florence Taber -- When Thomas takes his pen / Elsie Hill -- Baby Sylvester / Bret Harte -- The black sheep's coat / Cornelia Meigs -- Billy Mayes' great discovery / Ralph Henry Barbour -- A race with Idaho robbers / Joaquin Miller ; illustrated by Frederic Remington -- Maudie Tom, jockey / Gladys Hasty Carroll -- The little elf / John Kendrick Bangs -- The crew of the captain's gig / Sophie Swett -- Table manners / Gelett Burgess -- Kin to the woods : a story of the Tennessee Cumberlands / Maristan Chapman -- Bass Cove sketches. Young Joe and the ducks ; Off to the island / J. T. Trowbridge -- Flapjack / Carter Hamilton ; illustrated by I. W. Taber -- Keeping house / Laura Ingalls Wilder ; illustrated by Berger -- Pinkey Perkinds : "just a boy" / Captain Harold Hammond, U.S.A. -- A gourd fiddle / Grace MacGowan Cooke ; illustrated by C. T. Hill -- The story of a proverb / Sidney Lanier -- Rumpty-Dudget's tower (a fairy tale) / Julian Hawthorne -- The old lady from Dover / Carolyn Wells -- Illustrations. "Ring a ring o' roses" ; "Bye, Baby Bunting" ; "The little people's market" ; "Rain, rain, go away!" ; "Hark, hark, the dogs do bark!" ; Jack Sprat and his wife ; "There was an old woman lived under a hill" / painted by Arthur Rackham -- Thanksgiving snow-shoes / Ben Ames Williams ; illustrated by Ralph P. Coleman -- The grandiloquent goat / Carolyn Wells -- "Brin" / Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell ; illustrated by George Varian -- Casperl / H. C. Bunner -- Among the buffaloes / Noah Brooks -- The dickey boy / Mary E. Wilkins ; illustrated by G. W. Edwards -- A great speculation / Rossiter Johnson -- A runaway train / F. Lovell Coombs -- Snaggle-Tooth of Sunken Lake / David M. Newell ; illustrated by David M. Newell -- The wrong coat / Rose Terry Cooke -- Richard Carr's baby / Richard H. Davis ; illustrated by W. A. Rogers -- Chronicles of the Molbos / illustrated by F. Beard -- Fo'c'sle and wigwam / Henry Morton Robinson ; illustrated by M. J. Gallagher -- A funny little school / Ruth McEnery Stuart ; illustrated by E. Potthast -- Malschick / Leon W. Dean ; illustrated by Joseph Maturo -- More than conquerors : the torch-bearer of the dark continent / Ariadne Gilbert ; illustrated by O. F. Schmidt -- "As we forgive those" / T. Morris Longstreth -- Where the buffaloes begin / Olaf Baker ; illustrated by Paul Branson -- The crocodile / Oliver Herford -- My grandmother's grandmother's Christmas candle / Hezekiah Butterworth -- To repel boarders / Jack London -- The three brass pennies / Augusta Huiell Seaman ; illustrated by Berger -- Puzzled / Carolyn Wells -- With the Black Prince / William O. Stoddard -- Sara Crewe, or, What happened at Miss Minchin's / Francis Hodgson Burnett ; illustrated by R. Birch -- An old-fashioned Thanksgiving / Louisa May Alcott ; illustrated by E. Bookhout, Sr. -- Grizel Cochrane's ride / Elia W. Peattie -- The crow-child / Mary Mapes Dodge -- The affair of the "Sandpiper" / Elizabeth Stuart Phelps -- Freddy Low takes the wheel / Cornelius Brett Boocock -- Not so black as his feathers / Dallas Lore Sharp ; illustrated by R. Bruce Horsfall -- The find / Orville W. Mosher, Jr. ; illustrated by Enos B. Comstock -- The sensitive cat / Alice Brown -- Young Abel Yancey / Archibald Rugledge ; illustrated by George Varian -- Christmas every day / W. D. Howells -- The Major's big-talk stories. Chased by a hoop snake / F. Black Crofton -- A spelling spat / Nancy Boyd Turner
  • St. Nicholas League. Friends / E. Vincent Millay (Honor member, age 17) -- The diary of a dragon / Morris G. Bishop (Honor member, age 11) -- My fairy-book prince / Margaret Widdemer (age 16) -- A patriot / Robert Hillyer (age 13) -- In the twilight / Eudora Welty (age 15) -- Mystery / Stephen Vincent Benét (age 15) -- The frozen brook / Stella Benson (age 13) -- Home, to Penelope / Bruce T. Simonds (age 15) -- Vacation song / E. Vincent Millay (age 15) -- The voice of the city : (a symphony) / John C. Farrar (age 17) -- Vacation down south / E. Babette Deutsch (age 11) -- Gratitude / Cornelia Otis Skinner (age 11) -- In June-time / William R. Benet (age 16) -- When swallows build / Corey H. Ford (age 14) -- Where do the fairies meet? / Jessica Nelson North (age 13) -- A winter walk / Rachel Lyman Field (age 16) -- A song of summer / Sterling North (age 8) -- A song of the woods / Stephen Vincent Benét (age 13) -- My favorite character in fiction (illustrated story) / Anne L. Parrish (age 14) -- Four charades / C. P. Cranch -- Eight charades, done up in rhyme, for lad and lass at candle-time / Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Riddle box. Cross-word enigma / G. F. Babcock -- Anagram -- Double-acrostic / Elinor Lothrop Daniels -- Connected squares / Florence and Edna -- Diamond / Jennie N. Child -- Illustrated primal acrostic -- An "aged" puzzle / Helen A. Sibley -- Oblique rectangle / George Linwood Hosea -- The magic letters / Maurice P. Dunlap -- M.M.D. / Josephine Daskam Bacon
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxi, 542 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Removed from the Andy McCue Collection of Baseball Fiction Books (Collection 2257). Illustrated red cloth over boards, stamped in gilt and green. Gift of Andy McCue.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)12603820
  • ucoclc12603820
Label
The St. Nicholas anthology, edited by Henry Steele Commager ; with an introduction by May Lamberton Becker
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Poem / Montrose J. Moses -- Introduction / by May Lamberton Becker -- Preface / by Henry Steele Commager -- A story about ancestors / Dorothy Canfield ; illustrated by Berger -- The Peterkins celebrate the Fourth of July / Lucretia P. Hale -- The soldiering of Beniah Stidham / Howard Pyle ; illustrated by Howard Pyle -- The griffin and the minor canon / Frank R. Stockton -- Daddy Jake, the runaway / Joel Chandler Harris ; illustrated by E. W. Kemble -- Buffalo hunting / Theodore Roosevelt ; illustrated by Frederic Remington -- How a street-car came in a stocking / Harriet Allen ; illustrated by C. Relyea -- The city child / Alfred Tennyson ; music by Mrs. Alfred Tennyson -- Charles Dickens : the boy of the London streets / Rupert Sargent Holland -- The reef / Samuel Scoville, Jr. -- The Rowena O'Toole Company / Ellis Parker Butler ; illustrated by R. Kirby -- How Santa Claus found the poor-house / Sophie Swett -- Tom Sawyer and his band / Albert Bigelow Paine ; illustrated by E. F. Ward -- King Trisanku / Henry W. Longfellow -- Danny and the "Major" / Gertrude P. Greble ; illustrated by Max F. Klepper -- The professor and the Patagonian giant / Tudor Jenks ; illustrated by E. B. Bensale -- The potted princess / Rudyard Kipling -- The butter Betty bought / Anonymous -- The Brownies' return / Palmer Cox ; illustrated by Palmer Cox -- Leonard's English Christmas / Alice Hegan Rice ; illustrated by Norman Price -- Dream march of the children / James Whitcomb Riley ; illustrated by George Varian -- A little contraband / Charles McIlvaine ; illustrated by Florence Taber -- When Thomas takes his pen / Elsie Hill -- Baby Sylvester / Bret Harte -- The black sheep's coat / Cornelia Meigs -- Billy Mayes' great discovery / Ralph Henry Barbour -- A race with Idaho robbers / Joaquin Miller ; illustrated by Frederic Remington -- Maudie Tom, jockey / Gladys Hasty Carroll -- The little elf / John Kendrick Bangs -- The crew of the captain's gig / Sophie Swett -- Table manners / Gelett Burgess -- Kin to the woods : a story of the Tennessee Cumberlands / Maristan Chapman -- Bass Cove sketches. Young Joe and the ducks ; Off to the island / J. T. Trowbridge -- Flapjack / Carter Hamilton ; illustrated by I. W. Taber -- Keeping house / Laura Ingalls Wilder ; illustrated by Berger -- Pinkey Perkinds : "just a boy" / Captain Harold Hammond, U.S.A. -- A gourd fiddle / Grace MacGowan Cooke ; illustrated by C. T. Hill -- The story of a proverb / Sidney Lanier -- Rumpty-Dudget's tower (a fairy tale) / Julian Hawthorne -- The old lady from Dover / Carolyn Wells -- Illustrations. "Ring a ring o' roses" ; "Bye, Baby Bunting" ; "The little people's market" ; "Rain, rain, go away!" ; "Hark, hark, the dogs do bark!" ; Jack Sprat and his wife ; "There was an old woman lived under a hill" / painted by Arthur Rackham -- Thanksgiving snow-shoes / Ben Ames Williams ; illustrated by Ralph P. Coleman -- The grandiloquent goat / Carolyn Wells -- "Brin" / Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell ; illustrated by George Varian -- Casperl / H. C. Bunner -- Among the buffaloes / Noah Brooks -- The dickey boy / Mary E. Wilkins ; illustrated by G. W. Edwards -- A great speculation / Rossiter Johnson -- A runaway train / F. Lovell Coombs -- Snaggle-Tooth of Sunken Lake / David M. Newell ; illustrated by David M. Newell -- The wrong coat / Rose Terry Cooke -- Richard Carr's baby / Richard H. Davis ; illustrated by W. A. Rogers -- Chronicles of the Molbos / illustrated by F. Beard -- Fo'c'sle and wigwam / Henry Morton Robinson ; illustrated by M. J. Gallagher -- A funny little school / Ruth McEnery Stuart ; illustrated by E. Potthast -- Malschick / Leon W. Dean ; illustrated by Joseph Maturo -- More than conquerors : the torch-bearer of the dark continent / Ariadne Gilbert ; illustrated by O. F. Schmidt -- "As we forgive those" / T. Morris Longstreth -- Where the buffaloes begin / Olaf Baker ; illustrated by Paul Branson -- The crocodile / Oliver Herford -- My grandmother's grandmother's Christmas candle / Hezekiah Butterworth -- To repel boarders / Jack London -- The three brass pennies / Augusta Huiell Seaman ; illustrated by Berger -- Puzzled / Carolyn Wells -- With the Black Prince / William O. Stoddard -- Sara Crewe, or, What happened at Miss Minchin's / Francis Hodgson Burnett ; illustrated by R. Birch -- An old-fashioned Thanksgiving / Louisa May Alcott ; illustrated by E. Bookhout, Sr. -- Grizel Cochrane's ride / Elia W. Peattie -- The crow-child / Mary Mapes Dodge -- The affair of the "Sandpiper" / Elizabeth Stuart Phelps -- Freddy Low takes the wheel / Cornelius Brett Boocock -- Not so black as his feathers / Dallas Lore Sharp ; illustrated by R. Bruce Horsfall -- The find / Orville W. Mosher, Jr. ; illustrated by Enos B. Comstock -- The sensitive cat / Alice Brown -- Young Abel Yancey / Archibald Rugledge ; illustrated by George Varian -- Christmas every day / W. D. Howells -- The Major's big-talk stories. Chased by a hoop snake / F. Black Crofton -- A spelling spat / Nancy Boyd Turner
  • St. Nicholas League. Friends / E. Vincent Millay (Honor member, age 17) -- The diary of a dragon / Morris G. Bishop (Honor member, age 11) -- My fairy-book prince / Margaret Widdemer (age 16) -- A patriot / Robert Hillyer (age 13) -- In the twilight / Eudora Welty (age 15) -- Mystery / Stephen Vincent Benét (age 15) -- The frozen brook / Stella Benson (age 13) -- Home, to Penelope / Bruce T. Simonds (age 15) -- Vacation song / E. Vincent Millay (age 15) -- The voice of the city : (a symphony) / John C. Farrar (age 17) -- Vacation down south / E. Babette Deutsch (age 11) -- Gratitude / Cornelia Otis Skinner (age 11) -- In June-time / William R. Benet (age 16) -- When swallows build / Corey H. Ford (age 14) -- Where do the fairies meet? / Jessica Nelson North (age 13) -- A winter walk / Rachel Lyman Field (age 16) -- A song of summer / Sterling North (age 8) -- A song of the woods / Stephen Vincent Benét (age 13) -- My favorite character in fiction (illustrated story) / Anne L. Parrish (age 14) -- Four charades / C. P. Cranch -- Eight charades, done up in rhyme, for lad and lass at candle-time / Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Riddle box. Cross-word enigma / G. F. Babcock -- Anagram -- Double-acrostic / Elinor Lothrop Daniels -- Connected squares / Florence and Edna -- Diamond / Jennie N. Child -- Illustrated primal acrostic -- An "aged" puzzle / Helen A. Sibley -- Oblique rectangle / George Linwood Hosea -- The magic letters / Maurice P. Dunlap -- M.M.D. / Josephine Daskam Bacon
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxi, 542 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Removed from the Andy McCue Collection of Baseball Fiction Books (Collection 2257). Illustrated red cloth over boards, stamped in gilt and green. Gift of Andy McCue.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)12603820
  • ucoclc12603820

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