1918 Scarce First Edition - The Book of Elves and Fairies by Frances Jenkins Olcott illustrated by Milo Winter.
Author: Frances Jenkins Olcott. Illustrated by Milo Winter.
Title: The Book of Elves and Fairies: For Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading.
Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 5.5 ".
Pages: xix-430 pages.
Binding: Attractive, scarce 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, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the four beautiful full-page illustrations by Milo Winter.
The book: Attractive and scarce First Edition of The Book of Elves and Fairies by Frances Jenkins Olcott nicely illustrated by Milo Winter.
The author: Frances Jenkins Olcott (1872 – 29 March 1963) was the first head librarian of the children's department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in 1898. She also wrote many children's books and books for those in the profession of providing library service to children and youth.
The illustrator: Milo Winter (August 7, 1888 – August 15, 1956) was an American book illustrator. He created editions of Aesop's Fables, Arabian Nights, Alice in Wonderland, A Christmas Carol, Gulliver's Travels, Tanglewood Tales (1913), and many others.
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