1910 Rare First Edition - The Green Mouse by Robert W. Chambers Illustrated by Edmund Frederick.
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Author: Robert W. Chambers. Edmund Frederick, illustrator.
Title: The Green Mouse.
Publisher: New York and London, D. Appleton and Company, 1910. First Edition. First printing with code "(1)" at the base of page 281.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5" X 5".
Pages: xiii-281 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Very good original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, ink stamp of a previous owner on the front and rear endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the six full-page color illustrations by Edmund Frederick as well as numerous black-and-white nice vignettes in the text.
Estimate: (USD 200 - USD 400)
The book: An enchanting blend of wit, romance, and intrigue, "The Green Mouse" by Robert W. Chambers stands as a testament to early 20th-century fiction. With its captivating narrative and distinctive character portrayals, the book offers readers a dive into a world full of charm and mystique. The vivid color illustrations by Edmund Frederick add a layer of visual appeal, while the black-and-white vignettes interspersed throughout the text accentuate the tale's ambiance. Encased in a beautifully illustrated full-cloth binding with a mermaid, this rare first edition stands as a valuable piece for collectors and bibliophiles.
The author: Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933) - An American artist and writer, Robert W. Chambers was primarily recognized for his romantic fiction set in both American and European locales. However, he also delved into fantasy, horror, and science fiction, with "The King in Yellow" being one of his most celebrated works in the horror genre. Throughout his prolific career, Chambers crafted stories that resonated with a wide readership, making him one of the best-selling authors of his time.
The illustrator: Edmund Frederick - While not as widely recognized as some of his contemporaries, Edmund Frederick's artistic prowess is evident in his detailed and vibrant illustrations. Specializing in book illustrations, Frederick had a knack for capturing the essence of a narrative through his artwork. His illustrations for "The Green Mouse" exemplify his ability to bring stories to life, offering readers a visual treat that enhances their reading experience. His collaboration with Chambers for this work remains a testament to the synergy between compelling storytelling and evocative artwork.
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