PARRISH, Maxfield [Illustrator]; Louise Saunders.

The Knave of Hearts [A Play]

£875

The Knave of Hearts [A Play]

Wisconsin, Artists and Writers Guild, 1925.

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The Knave of Hearts [A Play]

Description

“Only a mind rich in fantasy could have produced the unforgettable creatures populating his many children’s books: The Reluctant Dragon in “Dream Days,” Humpty Dumpty in “Mother Goose in Prose,” Prince Agib and Sinbad in “The Arabian Nights,” Pompdebile in “The Knave of Hearts. His characterisations, combined with his strong sense of design, made him the most popular advertising and cover design artist of his time.” Susan Meyer, America’s Great Illustrators, p.120

Description

Large 4to., 325 x 282mm (12¾ by 11 inches), (40)pp., full-page colour illustrations with further ones within text, publishers spiral-bound card covers, a few spots to extremities, small abrasion to head of rear cover, otherwise a a fine copy.

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Stock ID: 97144