1913 Scarce Edition - Little Red Riding Hood and Other Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Hugo von Hofsten.
Author: Various. Hugo Von Hofsten, illustrator.
Title: Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories. Illustrated by Hugo Von Hofsten.
Publisher: New York, Barse & Hopkins, no date. (circa 1913). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5 " X 6.5 ".
Pages: 62 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Very good and attractive original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn, soiled and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, gift note of a previous 1913 owner on the first endpaper - as shown, some light foxing and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the six color full-page illustrations by Hugo Von Hofsten.
The book: Attractive and scarce edition in this binding variant of Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories illustrated by Hugo Von Hofsten. It also includes The Return of the Prodigal Son, Santa Claus and his Work, A Mad Tea Party, I Saw You Toss the Kites on High (The Wind), The Three Bears and many more! A Rare find in any condition!
The illustrator: Hugo Olof von Hofsten (1865 - 1947). A successful illustrator in America, Hugo von Hofsten was born to an aristocratic family in Karlskoga, Varmland, Sweden. He trained at the Royal Academy in Stockholm and then immigrated to New York City in 1885 to work as an illustrator on The Graphic.
He moved to Chicago in 1893 to do illustrations for The Evening Post, The Journal, and The Tribune. In 1895 he headed the illustration department for The Times Herald.
After 1906 he illustrated children's books and painted landscapes.
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