1929 Scarce 1st Edition - Jim and the Dragon by Susan Buchan, illustrated by George Morrow.
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Author: Susan Buchan. (George Morrow, Illustrator).
Title: Jim and the Dragon.
Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1929. First edition (stated).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 5 ".
Pages: 72 pages.
Binding: Attractive and good original full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, small ripple to the cloth on the front cover - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining- as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful illustrations by George Morrow.
The book: Scarce First edition illustrated by George Morrow of Jim and the Dragon.
The illustrator: George Morrow (5 September 1869 – 18 January 1955) was a cartoonist and book illustrator. Morrow also designed posters for London Underground between the years 1918 to 1931. Morrow donated a picture of a mounted knight confronting a cheerful dragon upon an invitation from the Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for inclusion in their centenary publication.
The author: Susan Charlotte Buchan, Baroness Tweedsmuir (née Grosvenor; 20 April 1882 – 22 March 1977) was a British writer and the wife of author John Buchan. Between 1935 and 1940 she was the viceregal consort of Canada while her husband was the governor-general. She was also the author of several novels, children's books, and biographies, some of which were published under the name Susan Tweedsmuir. She was a childhood friend of Virginia Stephen (later Virginia Woolf), and they remained friendly, although not always close, in adult life. The Hogarth Press, run by Leonard and Virginia Woolf, published a work of Lady Tweedsmuir's in 1935 and she was the recipient of one of the last letters Virginia Woolf ever wrote.
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