1923 Rare George W. Jacobs Edition - Tom Brown's School Days illustrated by Percy Tarrant.
Author: Thomas Hughes. Percy Tarrant, illustrator.
Title: Tom Brown's School Days.
Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs and Company, no date (circa 1923). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: 311 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good to very good content (bright, tight, and clean, some light foxing or staining - as shown, chip to the upper corner of frontispiece - as shown, ex-libris of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the color frontispiece and the beautiful 6 full-page illustrations in color by Percy Tarrant.
The book: A cherished edition of TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS, this classic tale by Thomas Hughes captures the essence of school life, camaraderie, and the challenges and triumphs of growing up. This particular edition, beautifully illustrated by Percy Tarrant, offers readers a vivid and colorful journey through the world of Tom Brown and his adventures at Rugby School.
The author: Thomas Hughes (1822-1896) was an English lawyer, judge, and author. He is best known for his semi-autobiographical work "Tom Brown's School Days," which has become a classic of English children's literature and has been adapted into various films, television series, and stage productions over the years.
The illustrator: Percy Tarrant was a talented illustrator known for his ability to bring stories to life through his vivid and evocative illustrations. His work for this edition of "Tom Brown's School Days" captures the spirit and essence of the narrative, adding depth and dimension to Hughes' storytelling.
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