Micky of the Alley and Other Youngsters


This antique hardcover book is bound in white cloth boards with dark green spine lettering. Black-and-white cover illustration. Cover shows wear and heavy soil; binding is tight, inner pages fairly clean. Black mark on spine. Scarce title. Four black-and-white plates, including frontispiece. 176 pages; approx. 5"x8". Kate Dickinson Sweetser (1870-1939) was an American author known in her time for writing juvenile fiction and compilations. Her great-grandfather, Samuel Dickinson, was one of the founders of Amherst College in Massachusetts; she was also the cousin of poet Emily Dickinson.



  • Micky of the Alley and Other Youngsters
  • Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • George Alfred Williams, illustrator
  • D. Appleton & Co., 1903
  • First edition