1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.
1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.

1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by F. H. Burnett Illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk.

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Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Title: The Secret Garden.
Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1911. First American edition.
Language: Text in English.  
Size: 7.5 " X 5.5 "
Pages: 375 pages.
Binding: Very Good and attractive original green cloth-covered boards with the large pictorial pastedown on the front cover (hinges tight, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, gilt on spine faded - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. 
Content: Good content (tight, some light foxing and staining - as shown,  bookplate and name of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown, upper corner of page 10 repaired by a previous owner - as shown, tear on page 182 repaired by a previous owner - as shown, some light staining in the outer margin of 2 illustrations - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the color frontispiece and the 3  full-page plates by Maria Louise Kirk.  

Estimate : (USD 500- USD 600)

The book: Rare First American edition of The Secret Garden - The children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published as a book in 1911, after a version was published as an American magazine serial beginning in 1910. Set in England, it is one of Burnett's most popular novels and is considered a classic of English children's literature. Several stage and film adaptations have been made.
The American edition was published in 1911 by Stokes with illustrations by Maria Louise Kirk (signed as M. L. Kirk) and the British edition by Heinemann with illustrations by Charles Heath Robinson.


The author: Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was a British-American novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885–1886), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911).


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