1910 Rare First Edition - The Magical Man of Mirth Illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbott.
Author: Elbridge H. Sabin. (Elenore Plaisted Abbott and Helen Alden Knipe, illustrators).
Title: The Magical Man of Mirth.
Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs & Co., 1910. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 9 " X 7 ".
Pages: 233 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown, toning to front cover illustration - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, toning and light foxing to the text page facing the color illustrations due to the paper variant for the illustrations - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the seven beautiful full-page color illustrations by Elenore Plaisted Abbott and Helen Alden Knipe.
The book: This First Edition of "The Magical Man of Mirth" is a treasured piece, especially given its rare condition. The combined artistic contributions of Abbott and Knipe make it a vibrant, visually rich edition, adding depth and character to Sabin's narrative. Whether for collectors, enthusiasts of early 20th-century literature, or those with a fondness for illustrated tales, this book holds a special charm that is sure to enchant.
The author: Elbridge H. Sabin was a notable author of the era, contributing several works that added richly to the literary tapestry of the time.
The illustrator: Elenore Plaisted Abbott (1875-1935) was an American book illustrator, scenic designer, and painter. She is best remembered for her illustrations of narratives for young people. Alongside her, Helen Alden Knipe added her unique artistic touch to the story, enhancing the narrative's appeal with her artistic prowess.
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