1906 Rare First Edition - The Story of a Scarecrow by Edith King Hall. Illustrated.
Author: Edith King Hall.
Title: The Story of a Scarecrow.
Publisher: London, Glasgow, Dublin, Bombay, Blackie and Son Limited, no date (1906). First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5" X 5".
Pages: 176 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, some light foxing or staining - as shown, school prize bookplate on the first endpaper - as shown, small chips to the outer edge's page of rear publisher's catalog - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the two full-page illustrations.
Estimate: (USD 250 - USD 325).
The book: Delving into the imaginative world of Edith King Hall, "The Story of a Scarecrow" paints a vivid tapestry of a world seen through the eyes of a scarecrow. The narrative, imbued with charm, wit, and heart, takes readers on a journey that is both delightful and poignant. Each page, beautifully bound in an illustrated full-cloth cover, offers a blend of narrative magic and visual allure. With its pristine content, occasionally punctuated by the signs of time and previous ownership, this first edition is a testament to early 20th-century children's literature and the enchantment it brought to its readers.
The author: Edith King Hall (1864–1933) was born in Sheerness, the daughter of naval officer Sir William King Hall (1816–1886). Two brothers joined the Royal Navy; her younger sister Ella King Hall ran a literary agency in the twentieth century. In the 1890s, she turned to fiction for a juvenile audience. She never married and died in 1933.
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