The Children's Book

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Price: $450.00
Item Number: OR-RM03
Manufacturer: HMH
Illustrator: Maxfield Parrish
Format: Hardcover
[Parrish, Maxfield]. The Children's Book. a collection of the Best and Most Famous Stories and Poems in the English Language. Chosen by Horace E. Scudder. With Many Illustrations. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company (1910). Color plate frontispiece by Arthur I. Keller, 15 b&w half-tone plates, and numerous b&W illustrations by many artists, including Richard Doyle, George Cruikshank, Gustave Dore, and A.J. Ford. Spine ends and corners a bit rubbed, label a tad so, spine a bit sunned, contemporary inscriptions on front free endpaper, else a surprisingly clean, tight copy with cover still bright. Scarce. 

New edition for 1910, being the first printing with this cover illustration by Maxfield Parrish. Over 150 stories, fables, fairy tales, and legends to entertain and delight young people.