1929 Rare First Edition - The Long Bright Land, Fairy Tales from Southern Seas by Edith Howes - New Zealand & Polynesian Fairy Tales.
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Author: Howes, Edith; Lathrop, Dorothy (Illustrator).
Title: THE LONG BRIGHT LAND: FAIRY TALES FROM SOUTHERN SEAS.
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, And Company, 1929. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5 " X 7 ".
Pages: xiv + 207 pages.
Binding: Very good original full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the frontispiece and the 12 beautiful full-page illustrations by Dorothy Lathrop.
The book: An enchanting collection of fairy tales inspired by the cultures and folklore of the Southern Seas, THE LONG BRIGHT LAND takes readers on a captivating journey through mythical landscapes and magical narratives. Edith Howes' spellbinding stories are beautifully complemented by the ethereal illustrations of Dorothy Lathrop, making this volume a treasured addition to any New Zealand, Polynesia, Pacific Ocean fairy tale or children's literature collection.
The author: Edith Howes (1872–1954) was a renowned New Zealand children's author. Her works often draw inspiration from nature and the world around her, and she is known for her exceptional ability to bring to life an enchanting world of magic, myth, and adventure.
The illustrator: Dorothy Lathrop (1891–1980) was an acclaimed American illustrator and writer. Known for her distinctive style that often featured animals and nature, Lathrop has left an indelible mark on the world of children's literature. Her intricate illustrations have garnered her numerous awards, including the Randolph Caldecott Medal for picture book illustration in 1938. In THE LONG BRIGHT LAND, her skillful artwork adds a layer of visual poetry to the beguiling stories of Edith Howes.
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