1920 Rare Book - Robinson Crusoe illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbott.
Author : Defoe, Daniel.
Title : Robinson Crusoe.
Publisher : Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs and Company, no date (circa 1920).
Language : Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 6 ".
Pages : 403 pages.
Binding : Good and attractive original decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn, soiled and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing and staining, name of a previous owners on first endpaper).
Illustrations : Beautifully color illustrated - Frontispiece and 6 full page illustration by Elenore Plaisted Abbott.
The book : Rare and nicely illustrated edition of Robinson Crusoe.
The illustrator : Elenore Plaisted Abbott (1875–1935) was an American book illustrator, scenic designer, and painter. She illustrated early 20th-century editions of Grimm's Fairy Tales, Robinson Crusoe, and Kidnapped. Several books were published as illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbott and Helen Alden Knipe (later Carpenter).Abbott was educated at three art schools in Philadelphia and Paris and influenced by Howard Pyle. She was among a group of New Women who sought educational and professional opportunities for women, including creating professional art associations like The Plastic Club to promote their work. She was married to fellow artist and lawyer C. Yarnall Abbott.
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