1911 Scarce First Edition illustrated by Herman - Black Beauty by Anna Sewell.
Author: Anna Sewell. (Herman, illustrator).
Title: Black Beauty. The Autobiography of a Horse.
Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs & Co., no date (1911). First Illustrated Edition by Maude Scrivener.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: vii-357 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) in a good dust jacket (small chips and a tear repair with clear tape - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, ex-libris of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 20 beautiful illustrations by Herman.
The book: A cherished edition of BLACK BEAUTY, Anna Sewell's timeless tale offers readers a unique perspective on the life of a horse, highlighting the joys, sorrows, and challenges faced by these noble creatures. This particular edition, beautifully illustrated by Herman, provides a visual journey through Black Beauty's life, making it a treasured addition to any library.
The author: Anna Sewell (1820–1878) was an English author best known for her classic novel "Black Beauty." Written during the last years of her life and published just months before her death, the book remains one of the best-selling novels of all time. Sewell's portrayal of the humane treatment of animals, especially horses, has left a lasting impact on readers for generations.
The illustrator: Herman's illustrations for this edition of "Black Beauty" capture the essence of the narrative, adding depth and dimension to Sewell's storytelling. His ability to depict the emotions and experiences of the characters makes the tale even more poignant and engaging.
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