Out in the Woods


Author: Bessie Parker

Illustrator: Nancy Parker

PARKER, B[essie]. Out in the Woods. Illustrated by N[ancy] Parker. London: W. & R. Chambers, Limited [1910] Oblong 4to, [56]pp. Color pictorial boards. 16 full-page chromolithographs and b&w illustrations on all other pages. Edges a bit worn, free endpapers lighlty discolored, some slight traces of handsoiling, else a clean, tight copy without the customary scratching to covers found on most copies. Scarce.

First edition. A charming picture book from the early 20th century detailing all of the activities that the forest animals enjoy when they are not being viewed by humans. The lush and vibrant chromolithographs capture the humor and charm of these woodland creatures going about mundane human activities like shopping and going to school. One of the less common titles created by the Parker sisters. Cotsen 8341.