1925 Rare First Edition illustrated by Edna Cooke Shoemaker - HEIDI by Johanna Spyri.
Regular price $150 USD
Title: HEIDI by Johanna Spyri, translated by Shirley Watkins. Illustrated by Edna Cooke Shoemaker.
Publisher: Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Company, 1925. First Edition illustrated by Edna Cooke Shoemaker.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: 305 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine original illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in such a nice condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful seven full-page color illustrations by Edna Cooke Shoemaker.
The book: Rare and Attractive First Edna Cooke Shoemaker illustrated Edition of HEIDI, a timeless tale of a young girl who lives in the Swiss Alps with her grandfather. This edition is brought to life with vibrant color illustrations by Edna Cooke Shoemaker, making it a unique and special piece for any collector.
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: Edna Cooke Shoemaker (1889–1975) was an American artist and illustrator. Born in Philadelphia, she graduated from the Philadelphia High School for Girls in 1908 and was a student at the Philadelphia Academy of Art. She illustrated magazine advertisements, magazine covers including Ladies Home Journal (April 1920, June 1920, and August 1920); and Etude (October 1928); and children's books including Mother Goose, Heidi, Hans Brinker, Heidi,Tommy Tip Toe, Stories of Mrs. Moleworth, Stories by Juliana Horatia Ewing, and East o’ the Sun, West o’ the Moon.
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