1942 First Edition - Christmas Garland illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant in Publisher Box.
Author: Tarrant, Margaret, Pictures by; Text Compiled by Marian Russell Heath.
Title: Margaret Tarrant's Christmas Garland.
Publisher: Boston, Hale, Cushman and Flint, 1942. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 9 " X 7.5 ".
Pages: 125 pages.
Binding: Attractive fine illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. In a scarce and very good (edges slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) original Publisher Box.
Content: fine content (bright, tight, and clean).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful color plates by Margaret W. Tarrant.
The book: Attractive edition of Christmas Garland in his original Publisher Box and wonderfully illustrated by Margaret Winifred Tarrant. The book begins with The Christmas Story According to Saint Luke, followed by an abundance of poems, prayers, and stories by various authors including William Blake, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Hans Christian Andersen, Saint Francis of Assisi, William Wordsworth, Ruth Sawyer, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and featuring color illustrations by Margaret Tarrant tipped-in to printed frames, with titles beneath. Beautiful!
The illustrator: Margaret Winifred Tarrant (1888 – 29 July 1959) was an English illustrator, and children's author, specializing in depictions of fairy-like children and religious subjects. She began her career at the age of 20 and painted and published into the early 1950s. She was known for her children's books, postcards, calendars, and print reproductions.
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