1916 Scarce Book - Wonder Tales Retold written and illustrated by Katharine Pyle.
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Title:Wonder Tales Retold
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1916. First edition, 3rd printing.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8" X 5.5".
Pages: vii-322 pages.
Binding: Attractive and good original green full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn, soiled and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, name of a previous 1919 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the very lovely eight full-page color plates by Katharine Pyle.
Estimate : (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).
The book: An enchanting collection of "Wonder Tales Retold," this volume brings together timeless tales of magic, wonder, and imagination. Its charm is magnified by the beautiful illustrations rendered by the author herself, each breathing life into the narrative. This work reflects Katharine Pyle's talent, both as a writer and an artist, seamlessly blending her dual skills into a captivating book for readers young and old.
The author and illustrator:
Katharine Pyle (1863-1938) was an American artist, poet, and children's writer. Part of the renowned Pyle family of artists and writers, which includes her brother Howard Pyle, Katharine is best remembered for her vibrant illustrations and delightful children's tales. Her penchant for reimagining classic tales imbued them with a fresh vibrancy, ensuring they captivated the imagination of new generations. As both the author and illustrator of "Wonder Tales Retold," Pyle showcases her profound ability to create a cohesive visual and textual narrative, entrancing readers with every page.
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