1926 Rare Book ~ Grimm's Fairy Tales Selected and Illustrated by Elenore Abbott.
Author: Brothers Grimm. (Elenore Abbott, illustrator).
Title: Grimm's Fairy Tales. Selected and Illustrated by Elenore Abbott.
Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9.5 "X 7.5 ".
Pages: vii-308 pages.
Binding: Very good and attractive illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good, near fine content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the 9 wonderful illustrations by Elenore Abbott.
The book: Attractive and rare edition of Grimm's Fairy Tales illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbott.
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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