1940 Rare Book - HEIDI by Johanna Spyri Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Author : Johanna Spyri.
Title : HEIDI illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Publisher : Philadelphia, David McKay, no date (circa 1940).
Language : Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 5.5 ".
Pages : 356 pages.
Binding : Very good full cloth binding (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, some foxing or staining - as shown, name of a previous -1943- owner of first endpaper).
Illustrations : Illustrated with 4 beautiful color plates by Anne Anderson
The book : Rare and attractive edition of Heidi illustrated by Anne Anderson.
The author: Johanna Louise Spyri (née Heusser; German: 12 June 1827 – 7 July 1901) was a Swiss-born author of novels, notably children's stories, and is best known for her book Heidi. Born in Hirzel, a rural area in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland, as a child she spent several summers near Chur in Graubünden, the setting she later would use in her novels.
The illustrator : Anne Anderson (1874—26 May 1952) was a prolific Scottish illustrator, primarily known for her art nouveau children's book illustrations, although she also painted, etched and designed greeting cards. Her style of painting was influenced by her contemporaries, Charles Robinson, and Jessie Marion King, and was similar to that of her husband, Alan Wright (1864-1959).
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