Quarto. 12 color plates tipped to mounts. Original decorated cloth. Despite the defects, a respectable copy, the hinges tight. Corners of three plates with small creases, penciled owner's name on pastedown, several inkspots on spine and one on cover. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Little Brother & Little Sister
Publisher: Constable & Co
Publication Date: 1917
Edition: First edition.
Book Description New York: Dodd, Mead, (1917, 1917. New York: Dodd, Mead, (1917). First American edition, from the English sheets. Original red cloth, gilt lettered on the spine and front. Forty tales chosen and illustrated by Arthur Rackham, including twelve color plates tipped in. With an interesting presentation inscription: "Sylvia Hawthorne Smyth from her fexionate father, Christmas, 1919, The Wayside". "The Wayside" in Concord, Mass., once owned by Nathaniel Hawthorne, was at this time owned by Harriet Lothrop, author of the "Five Little Peppers" series of books (under the pseudonym "Margaret Sidney") and widow of publisher Daniel Lothrop. Dirty, worn, prelims foxed, but a sound, Fair copy with an interesting association. Bookseller Inventory # abc64c183cefb53d1f49bc55af501f59
Book Description CONSTABLE, 1917. Leather. Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good. 1917 Constable first edition in blue 3/4 leather binding by Lewis & Harris five raised hub spine with gilt titles and decorations. Spine shows loss of color. Top edge gilt. Tipped in Rackham color plates. Tight and unmarked. Please email for photos. Larger books or sets may require additional shipping charges. Books sent via US Postal. Bookseller Inventory # 51642