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The Inimitable Carolyn Wells

Selections from scrapbooks (ca. 1910s)  kept by the writer Carolyn Wells, author of, among other titles,:
"The Seven Ages of Childhood," "The Happychaps," "Folly in Fairyland," and "Ptomaine Street: A Tale of Warble Petticoat".

She also collaborated on several books with the artist Oliver Herford, who indulged her passion for cats with such whimsies as these:

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