New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.
Parrish, Maxfield. First edition. Pictures by Maxfield Parrish. 1 vols. Folio. Original publisher's black pebbled cloth, paper pictorial label on upper cover, some rubbing on back cover, else fine. Inscription on half-title Ludwig, Maxfield Parrish, p. 48. Item #310862
A lavishly illustrated work, characteristic of Parrish’s style. Parrish executed the twenty-six paintings for The Knave of Hearts “within three years, and the book, a sumptuous production, was published on October 2, 1925. The large format … that Parrish had originally suggested was used, and the illustrations, printed in rich colors on heavy, coated paper, were the highest-quality reproductions that could be had” (Ludwig).
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