1915 Scarce First Edition - FLOWER FAIRIES by Clara Ingram Judson illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright.
Author: Clara Ingram Judson illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright.
Title: FLOWER FAIRIES.
Publisher: Chicago, New York, Rand McNally & Company, 1915. First edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9 "X 6.5 ".
Pages: 93 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some rare light foxing or staining - as shown, one illustration creased - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful 12 full-page color plates by Maginel Wright Enright.
The book: Scarce and beautiful First Edition of this exquisite volume by Clara Ingram Judson illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright. Her first book was Flower Fairies, published in 1915. She wrote 19 volumes in the Mary Jane series, between 1918 and 1939.
The author: Clara Ingram Judson (May 4, 1879 – May 24, 1960) was an American author who wrote over 70 children's books, primarily nonfiction including several biographies of American presidents. In 1960, she won the second Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal from the professional children's librarians, although she died before she could receive it. The award recognizes a living author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made "a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children".
The illustrator: Maginel Wright Enright Barney (June 19, 1881 – April 18, 1966) was an American children's book illustrator and graphic artist. She was the younger sister of Frank Lloyd Wright, architect, and the mother of Elizabeth Enright, children's book writer and illustrator.
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