1908 Rare Book - The Princess and Curdie by George Macdonald illustrated by Maria L. Kirk.
Author: George MacDonald (illustrated by Maria L. Kirk).
Title: The Princess and Curdie.
Publisher: Philadelphia & London, J. B. Lippincott Company, 1908. 11th impression (stated).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: 304 pages..
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine original decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in such a nice condition!
Content: Very good, near fine content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the twelve beautiful full-page color illustrations by Maria L. Kirk.
The book: A beautiful edition of THE PRINCESS AND CURDIE, a timeless fairy tale by renowned Scottish author George MacDonald, is a tale of courage, purity, and perseverance. This edition is enhanced by the exquisite illustrations of Maria L. Kirk, making it a valuable addition to any collector's library.
The author: George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of modern fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Madeleine L'Engle.
The illustrator: Maria L. Kirk (1860-1938) was an American illustrator known for her delicate and detailed illustrations, especially in children's literature. Her work has graced numerous classics, bringing stories to life with her unique artistic touch.
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