Early Printing. With 19th Century printed dustjacket. Poem about a local blacksmith’s daily life, serving as a role model for balancing work with family and community. Illustrated throughout with black and white engravings, “drawn and engraved under the supervision of George T. Andrew” by artists Edmund H. Garret, Frank T. Merrill, Chas. Copeland, Jessie Curtis Shepherd, Miss E. S. Tucker, F. B. Schell. Very Good plus, with gift inscription and title stickers to front free endpaper, in a Nearly Very Good dustjacket with foxing, moderate edge wear, and darkening to several inches of front panel.