HEIDI A Story For Children and Those Who Love Children Translated by Philip Schuyler Allen
Price: 45.00 USD
(Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1936), A VERY ATTRACTIVE ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF A TRUE CLASSIC OF WORLD LITERATURE, and surely the best known and most loved work of Swiss literature within the English speaking nations. HEIDI was first published in Switzerland in 1880, but quickly earned a ranking as one of the most popular children's novels of all time. A bit of a more modern esthetic is given to the beloved Alpine characters by the sister of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. In addition to book illustration, Maginel Wright Enright was a magazine illustrator and cover artist, working mostly for women's magazines like McClure's and the Ladies' Home Journal. Windermere Series Edition. With 8 colour plates and several line drawings scattered throughout the text by Maginel Wright Enright. 8vo, publisher's original black cloth, the upper cover lettered in silver and with a pictorial paste-down within a silver frame, the spine decorated and lettered in silver, and with pictorially illustrated endpapers. 368 pp. A very appealing and handsome copy, the cloth bright with no fading, the silver fresh, internally tight and bright and with only occasional evidence of the toning normal to the depression era paper, otherwise a very clean, very fresh and solid copy.