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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Mary Mapes Dodge (1831–1905)

Dodge, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Mapes). An American editor, author, and poet; born in New York City, Jan. 26, 1831; died at Onteora Park, NY, Aug. 21, 1905. She was editor of St. Nicholas (magazine), New York, from 1876 to her death. Her best-known work is ‘Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates’ (1876). Among her other works, chiefly for young readers, are: ‘Irvington Stories’ (1864); ‘Theophilus and Others’ (1876); ‘Along the Way’ (1879); ‘Donald and Dorothy’; ‘The Land of Pluck.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).