1911 Rare First Edition Book - The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
Title : The Secret Garden
Publisher : New York, Frederick Stokes, 1911. First American edition.
Language : Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 5.5 "
Pages : 375 pages.
Binding : Very Good, attractive and rare original blue cloth covered boards with the large pictorial pastedown on front cover in an good condition (overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, gift note of a previous owner on first endpaper).
Illustrations : Beautifully illustrated by Maria Louise Kirk .(Complete with the color frontis and 3 full page plates).
Estimate : (USD 450 - USD 800)
The book : Rare and attractive 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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