Jessie Willcox Smith, Schnessel, S. Michael, Near Fine

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Jessie Willcox Smith
Schnessel, S. Michael
Thomas Y. Crowell
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Notes: Edition and date of publication not listed, but appears to be an early printing of the First American Edition, published in New York by Thomas Y. Crowell and near simultaneously in Canada, but originally in Britain. Fine artist monograph devoted to this most American artist, a prolific illustrator in children's books and others. Text by S. Michael Schnessel, with a fine and loving Introduction, biography of her as a woman and illustrator, the Howard Pyle legacy, a child's garden, being her illustrated books, her magazine covers, her advertising illustrations, and then four appendices, including Chronology, Illustrated Books, Magazine Covers, and Poster. Handsomely produced in gray cloth, a touch of sunning along bottom edge, Fine condition in a like dust jacket, protected by a paper-backed Brodart sleeve. Dealer stamp, neatly affixed over dust jacket flap. [8], 9-224 pp.