1896 Rare First Edition - MAKE-BELIEVE Tales by Henry Dawson Lowry illustrated by Charles Robinson.
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Author: Henry Dawson Lowry. (Charles Robinson, illustrator).
Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1896. First edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: 177 pages +(11) catalogue.
Binding: Attractive and very Good original full cloth gilt illustrated binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, light foxing or staining - as shown, nice ex-libris of E. V. Knox 1881–1971 poet and famous editor of Punch - as shown).
Illustrations: Beautifully illustrated by Charles Robinson.
The book: Rare in this condition and attractive edition of Lowry's Make-Belive Tales including The Meeting, The Magic Painter, The Lady and the Treasure, Green Grapes, The Doll's Funeral, When Doris was a Mermaid, Dreams about a Star, A March of Heroes, A London Picnic & A Long Journey.
The author: Henry Dawson Lowry (22 February 1869 – 21 October 1906) was an English journalist, short story writer, novelist and poet.
The illustrator: Charles Robinson (1870–1937) was a prolific British book illustrator.Born in Islington in October 1870, London, he was the son of illustrator Thomas Robinson, and his brothers Thomas Heath Robinson and William Heath Robinson also became illustrators. He served an apprenticeship as a printer and took art lessons in the evenings. He won a place at the Royal Academy in 1892 but was unable to take it up due to lack of finances. The first full book he illustrated was Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses (1895) which includes over 100 pen and ink drawings. It was extremely popular, going through many reprints, and generated numerous commissions. He illustrated many fairy tales and children's books throughout his career.
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