The Wonder Book For Girls And Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Walter Crane.
The Wonder Book For Girls And Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Wonder Book For Girls And Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1893. Hardcover. 210 pages 22.5 x 16 cm. Sixty designs including nineteen color lithograph plates by Walter Crane. Bound by Leonard Mounteney at The Monastery Hill Bindery. Spencer [WALTER CRANE pp. 138], notes, "He also continued to work on more specific colour commissions in several publications for older children. The earliest and best of these was Hawthorne's WONDER BOOK, whose designs he completed while in Florida in the early summer of 1892....The lithographs were admirably printed by Houghton Mifflin at the Riverside Press." Raised bands, spine panels richly decorated in gilt leaf motifs. Scattered, minor text toning. Three quarter polished rust levant, covers and endpapers in diaper pattern floral motif. Aeg. Fine. Item #22421

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