1905 Beautiful Book bound by Bayntun - KATE GREENAWAY by Spielmann and Layard.
Author: M. H. Spielmann and G. S. Layard. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Title: KATE GREENAWAY.
Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black, 1905. First Edition, second printing - reprinted with minor alterations in December 1905, shortly after the first printing of October the same year.
Size: 9 " X 6.5 ".
Pages: xix-300 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine, half morocco leather binding finely bound by Bayntun bindery (hinges fine) in a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt.
Content: Near fine content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated with 52 colored picture pages by Kate Greenaway and 32 black and white illustrations. Beautiful!
The book: Rare in such beautiful binding! An exquisite and highly sought-after first edition of "KATE GREENAWAY," a timeless tribute to the renowned illustrator, featuring enchanting illustrations by Kate Greenaway herself.
The illustrator: Catherine Greenaway (17 March 1846 – 6 November 1901) was an English Victorian artist and writer, known for her children's book illustrations. She received her education in graphic design and art between 1858 and 1871 from South Kensington School of Art and the Royal Female School of Art, and the Slade School of Fine Art.
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