Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 604 South Washington Square, 1923. Jessie Willcox SMITH. Boards. 4to; 100pp; glazed textured tan paper over board, color pictorial onlay to front featuring characters from Alice in Wonderland; color pictorial frontispiece; 11 color plates on glazed stock; light foxing to a few page tops in the margins, age-toning of paper; unclipped color pictorial dust jacket, lacking price, rear panel is publisher’s ads for “Whitman Books for Children With Many Illustrations”, Whitman Publishing Company, a few small closed tears and light chipping to edges, light soiling to rear; very good plus in very good plus dj. Very good + / very good +. Item #1066
The classic children’s stories, condensed and reworked for young children include: David Copperfield; Little Women; Jackanapes; Tiny Tim; Hans Brinker; Alice in Wonderland; The Little Lame Prince; Heidi, The Alpine Rose; Mowgli; Little Nell; and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. Jessie Willcox Smith (1863-1935), was one of the illustrators during the Golden Age of American Illustration.