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THE JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH MOTHER GOOSE (In the original Box)

THE JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH MOTHER GOOSE (In the original Box)

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THE JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH MOTHER GOOSE (In the original Box)

by Smith, Jessie Willcox

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1914. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Good-Box. Jessie Willcox Smith. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1st edition. A Near Fine copy, in Good box. Oblong 4to., 173 pp., illustrated with a color frontispiece and 16 color and b&w plates; text further illustrated with drawings. Bound in black cloth with title on the spine in white; color illustration pasted onto the front board. Housed in the publisher's card stock box, with illustrated edges and printed publisher information. An excellent copy, with just a hint of wear to the spine lettering. The box has been reinforced on all edges with tape (see photo). A beautiful copy, Near Fine in the Good publisher's box. *** The classic work illustrated by perhaps the finest illustrator from the Golden Age of Illustration. Jessie Willcox Smith illustrated numerous books of the era, and did every cover work for Good Housekeeping from 1917 to 1933. She was only the second women to be inducted into The Hall of Fame of the Society of Illustrators, in 1991. ***.

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Bookseller
Frey Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
012727
Title
THE JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH MOTHER GOOSE (In the original Box)
Author
Smith, Jessie Willcox
Illustrator
Jessie Willcox Smith
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Good-Box
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
Dodd, Mead & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1914
Keywords
fairy tales, nursery, rhymes, illustrated

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