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Drawer 5 of this annotated catalog contains these titles by Evelyn Whitaker:
Laddie bound with Miss Toosey's Mission and Miss Toosey's Mission bound alone or with titles by other authors and includes summaries of publishers' advertisements and descriptions of bindings. 
 
[I will be adding photo scans of more bindings in the future. kcp]
 

Miss Toosey's Mission and Laddie bound together:

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[no author]:  Miss Toosey's Mission and Laddie.   Chicago:  Montgomery Ward & Co. Publishers,  [n.d.].   75 p. + 82 p.,  illus.   

inscribed in pencil: "Pauline from Auntie."   

 binding:  pale green cloth-covered boards, embossed front and spine with pale teal and gold Easter lilies [This is the first volume acquired for the collection.  kcp]

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[no author]:   Miss Toosey's and Laddie(spine reads Miss Toosey's MissionNew York:  H. M. Caldwell Co[n.d.].  75 p. + 82 p., illus 

inscribed, beautiful script  "Aunt Margaret to Marion Christmas 1902"   

binding:  ivory cloth-covered boards,  embossed front & spine with gold flowers ?jack-in-the-pulpit? paper paste on, passion flower with angel, Mary, dove descending

 

[no author]:  Laddie.  Miss Toosey's MissionPhiladelphia:  Henry Altemus, n.d.  150 p.    frontis by Walter Cooper Bradley    

binding:  turquoise, front & spine deco embossed and gilded with paper paste-on pink/green old barn & barren trees by road

36 pg. publisher ads.

Altemus' Illustrated Vademecum Series lists Miss Toosey's Mission & Laddie, ZoŽ.

Altemus' Illustrated Petit-Trianon Series "popular" titles include  Laddie & Miss Toosey's Mission and Zoe  and others by Mulock, Sewell, Gaskell, Stretton, et al.

Altemus' Good Times Series "strongly appeals to those who judiciously select what children should read" includes Laddie Miss Toosey's Mission, and a number of mostly women writers:  Florence Morse Kingsely, Sarah Trimmer, Julianna H. Ewing, Elizabeth Wetherell, Tudor Jenks, Madame La  Contesse de Segur, Gabrielle E. Jackson, Hesba Stretton, Rudolph Erich Raspe.

Altemus' Love and Friendship Series "dainty, inexpensive... very popular as gifts for holidays and anniversaries... half  white vellum & gold with exquisite floral sides" includes  Laddie and MTM and works by Emma Gellibrand et al.

Other authors and illustrators mentioned:  Sewell, Alcott, M & E Kirby M. Nataline Crumpton, Mary C. Rowsell   (Honor Bright), Frances Crompton, L. T. Meade, Ruth  Ogden, Mary D. Brine, Frances Ridley Havergal, Elisabeth Robinson  Scovil, Hannah Whitall Smith, Hesba Stretton, Edith V.  Bradt, Charles Dickens,  Harriet T. Comstock, Louisa M. Alcott,  Amanda M. Douglas, Rose Terry Cooke, Susan Coolidge, Florence Morse Kingsley, Sarah Austin, Minna Thomas  Antrim, Anna Chapin Ray (Bumper and Baby John), Amanda M. Douglas, Gabrielle E. Jackson   Florence Morse Kingsley, Ellen Velvin,  Eleanor G.   Walton, Carolyn Wells, Kate Douglas et al

 

 

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[no author]:  Laddie.  Miss Toosey's MissionPhiladelphia:  Henry Altemus, 1897.   150 p.    color frontis by W.H. ?Lucken", copyright by Altemus 1899.  

 inscribed:     "Lena Miller.  Margaret E. Dawes, Teacher, June 1, 1900

binding:  green stamped leaves (fern, chrysanthemum) stamped in   light green like the suede copy of Laddie with stamped and gold  embossed floral designs (?art deco?) and title on front and spine

15 pg. publisher ads.

Altemus' Vademecum Series includes MTM & Laddie, and ZoŽ.

Altemus' Illustrated Library of Standard Authors

                            

[no author]:  Laddie and Miss Toosey's MissionRahway, NJ:  The Mershon Company, [n.d.].  182 p.  

binding:  red stamped in black, embossed in gold, deco

 

Evelyn Whitaker:  Laddie.  by Evelyn Whitaker, The Author of Zoe, etc.  bound with Miss Toosey's Mission by the author of Laddie, Zoe, etc.  bound with Let Us Follow Him by Henryk Sienkiewicz.  Chicago:  W. B. Conkey Company,  75 p. + 71 p, + 64 p.     

binding:  blue cloth stamped in red and black (deco with fruit trees) with woman's silhouette on front, gilded title on spine.

4 additional pages of publishers ad:

 "sole publishers of Ella Wheeler Wilcox's Books"

                  

[no author]:  Laddie.  by the author of Miss Toosey's Mission  bound with Miss Toosey's Mission by the author of Laddie  Chicago:  W. B. Conkey Company, 1900 75 p. + 71 p  B&W frontis 

binding:  blue cloth stamped and embossed in red and gold (deco)

5 additional pages of publishers ad:

 Amaranth Series 165 titles include Laddie, Miss Toosey's Mission, & Zoe.

Complete list of the poetic and prose works  of Ella Wheeler Wilcox

[no author]:  Miss Toosey's Mission.  Laddie.. By the author of Gilly  Flower," "Honor Bright," "One of a Covey," "Larry's Luck," "Tom's Opinion."   with illustrations by J. Watson Davis.   New York: A. L. Burt Company, [n.d] 191 p. . illus.   [one source of the confusion of the anonymous authors of Laddie & Honor Bright.  kcp]

binding:  dark green cloth over boards,  front garlanded with pale green leaves and pink flowers, which form a wreath aroudn a young woman, dressed in pink and reading, title on front is in  red, in silver on spine. uniform with Gilly Flower

exlibrary, Fourth Baptist Community House.

8 pg. pub ad

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[no author]:  Miss Toosey's Mission. By the Author of Laddie, etc.  Chicago:  M. A. Donohue & Co., 1903.  75 p. Bound with Laddie.  82 p. and a collection of children's classics with the Tanglewood introductions, 83-186 p.
       
binding: brown buckram, title & spine stamped in black with deco graphic,  book jacket in VG condition shows girl in a tree reading. [a detail from the book jacket is the logo for evelynwhitakerlibrary.org    kcp]

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London: Walter Smith, 1883

 

Miss Toosey's Mission:

[no author]:  Miss Toosey's Mission.  by the author of "Laddie.   Eleventh Thousand.  London:  Walter Smith 9 (late Mozley), 1883.   85 p.  frontis   Bungay:  Clay and Taylor Printers  on front end paper label:  W.B. Clarke & Carruth,    Booksellers, Boston, Mass. 

inscribed in pencil "E. F. Bigelow" 

binding:  red cloth over board, stamped front and back with geometric bands, front embossed in black, title stamped and  embossed in gold.

 2 pg publishers advert. in back

"Books For Presents" includes 5titles by Charlotte M. Yonge and others by A. Weber, Florence Wilford, C.R. Coleridge, M.E. Poole. 

"Books for Young  Readers" includes another Charlotte M. Yonge book and others  by Phoebe Allen, Ellen E. Lushington, "the late Dr. Neal,"  Rev. S. Rickards, and several "by the author of"

[no author]:  Miss Toosey's Mission.   Boston:  Little, Brown, & Company, 1899(copyright, 1891, by Roberts Brothers)  78 p. illus.  University  Press John Wilson and Son, Cambridge U.S.A.  

bookplate:  "Second Primary Year First Honors Premium Awarded to Miss Ethel Tyrell For General Excellence The St. Xavier Academy, Xavier Park, Conducted by the Sisters of Mercy ChicagoJune 17, 1907."   

binding:  dark yellow buckram stamped in dark green and dark red with pictorial of a lady at her dressing table, church & home in  background,   title on front and spine in gold

6 pgs. ads with illustrations for: Miss Toosey Books. with illustrations.  16 mo.  Cloth.  In uniform binding. Belle, Tip Cat, Pen, Don, Lil, Dear,  Pomona, My Honey, Our Little Ann, Rose and Lavender, Rob and Kit.

New editions.  Baby John, ZoŽ, and For the Fourth Time of Asking. Miss Toosey's Mission, Laddie, and Pris for $1.00 each, The set, 13 volumes, $13.00.

also lists $.50 editions for MTM and Laddie, Baby John,  Pris, ZoŽ, For the Fourth Time of Asking

other authors mentioned:   Louisa M. Alcott,Mrs. Ewing,   Harriet Prescott Spofford                            

 

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[no author]:  Miss Toosey's Mission. By the Author of Laddie, etc.  Chicago:  M. A. Donohue & Co., 1903.  75 p. illustrated (1 low quality line drawing, frontis) Bound with:  Tanglewood Porch, 108 p.  [no author is given but Mrs. Meade is named on the cover of the book.  The Tanglewood stories are  introductions to the retelling of classic myths, written by L.T. Meade.  [I believe this edition to be one source of attribution errors in Gale Net and perhaps elsewhere.  kcp   

inscribed in pencil:  "To Bessie from Cinda" 

binding: olive green buckram stamped in black with paste-down color illustration of girl with pink roses.

Miss Toosey's Mission and Laddie

[no author]:  Miss Toosey's Mission.  Laddie. By the author of Gilly Flower," "Honor Bright," "One of a Covey," "Larry's  Luck," "Tom's Opinion."   with illustrations by J. Watson DavisNew York: A. L. Burt Company, [n.d] 191 p. . illus.  [one source of the confusion of the anonymous authors of Laddie & Honor Bright.  kcp]

binding:  dark green cloth over boards,  front garlanded with  pale green leaves and pink flowers, which form a wreath around   a young woman, dressed in pink and reading, title on front is in   red, in silver on spine. uniform with Gilly Flower

exlibrary, Fourth Baptist Community House.

  8 pg. pub ad

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Clay, Bertha M..:  "Miss Toosey's Lover."   People's Magazine Monthly, No. 46, December 1898, pp1-35. New York:  The A.D. Porter, Co.     on the title page the author is given as Charlotte M. Braeme.  banner at the top of pages of is Miss Toosey's MissionIssue includes:  Calderon the Courtier by Sir E. Bulwer Lytton.  

binding:  none, cheap paper cover

6 pg. advertising The Hearthstone, including back cover:   mostly women authors:    Amelia E. Barr, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Josiah Allen's Wife, Elizabeth Wetherell, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charlotte M.  Braeme, Anna Sewell, The Duchess, Mrs. Holmes, Beatrice Harraden, Laura Jean Libbey

Close Drawer 5 and Open Drawer 6

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