1919 Rare First Edition - The Wonder Garden: Nature Myths And Tales From All The World by Frances Jenkins Olcott illustrated by Milo Winter.
Author: Frances Jenkins Olcott. Illustrated by Milo Winter.
Title: The Wonder Garden: Nature Myths And Tales From All The World Over For Story-Telling And Reading Aloud And For The Children's Own Reading.
Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: xxiii-483 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.
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.
Estimate: (USD 150 - USD 200)
The book: Attractive and Rare First Edition of this delightful journey into the world of myth and nature, THE WONDER GARDEN presents a carefully curated collection of tales from around the globe, suitable for reading aloud, storytelling, and young readers. The stories weave enchanting narratives filled with the marvels of nature and the mystical elements of various cultures. Frances Jenkins Olcott's masterful storytelling is enhanced by the charming illustrations of Milo Winter, making this book a magical journey for readers of all ages.
The author: Frances Jenkins Olcott (1862–1963) was an American librarian and author. She served as the first head of the children's department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, a position that highlighted her passion for children's literature. Olcott penned numerous books filled with fairy tales, folktales, and myths, leaving an indelible mark on the world of children's literature.
The illustrator: Milo Winter (1888–1956) was a well-known American book illustrator. His works are characterized by their vivid colors and detailed depictions, often bringing to life scenes from stories and fables. Winter's evocative illustrations in THE WONDER GARDEN perfectly complement Olcott's tales, creating a visually enthralling experience for readers.
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