1913 Rare First UK Edition - A Child's Book of Stories illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Author: Jessie Willcox Smith, illustrator.
Title: A Child's Book of Stories illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1913. First UK Edition (Nudelman, B10).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9.5 " X 7 ".
Pages: 142 pages .
Binding: Good original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges tight, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, toning of endpapers - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the ten wonderful full-page color illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith.
The book: Delightful First UK Edition of A CHILD'S BOOK OF STORIES, a compilation of timeless tales (Hansel and Grettel, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Snow-White, The Goose-Girl, Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, ...) enhanced by the exquisite illustrations of Jessie Willcox Smith.
The illustrator: Jessie Willcox Smith (September 6, 1863 – May 3, 1935) was an American illustrator during the Golden Age of American illustration. She was considered "one of the greatest pure illustrators". A contributor to books and magazines during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Smith illustrated stories and articles for clients such as Century, Collier's, Leslie's Weekly, Harper's, McClure's, Scribners, and the Ladies' Home Journal. Among the more than 60 books that Smith illustrated were Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and An Old-Fashioned Girl, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Evangeline, and Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses.
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