1921 Scarce First Edition illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright - Heidi by Johanna Spyri.
Author: Johanna Spyri. Maginel Wright Enright, illustrator. Milo Winter, endpapers illustrator.
Title: Heidi, A Story for Children and Those Who Love Children.
Publisher: Chicago, New York, Rand, McNally & Company, 1921. Windermere Series. First Edition illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9" X 7".
Pages: viii-368 pages.
Binding: Near fine original full-cloth binding (hinges fine) under a good and scarce original dust jacket (small chips and tears - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Near fine content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the illustrated endpapers by Milo Winter and the wonderful eight full-page color illustrations by Maginel Wright Enright.
Estimate : (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale with the original dust jacket worldwide).
The book: "Heidi," penned by Johanna Spyri, is an ageless tale capturing the adventures and life lessons of a young girl in the Swiss Alps. This particular edition stands out, with its alluring illustrations by Maginel Wright Enright and Milo Winter, offering readers a visually delightful experience alongside Spyri's enchanting narrative.
The author: Johanna Spyri (1827-1901) remains a cherished figure in children's literature, best known for "Heidi," a novel that has resonated across generations and geographies. Spyri's intricate portrayal of Swiss culture and the picturesque Alpine setting has left an indelible mark on readers worldwide.
The illustrator: Maginel Wright Enright, a revered American illustrator, has been celebrated for her evocative artwork, particularly in children's books. Her illustrations breathe life into stories, adding an inimitable charm. Milo Winter (1888-1956), another luminary in American book illustration, is renowned for his distinctive artistic flair. His contribution to this edition, particularly the endpapers, sets the tone for the delightful journey that "Heidi" promises.
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