De Luxe Edition with original drawing

Kate Greenaway.

London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905.

Price: $2,000.00

About the item

“Edition De Luxe,” limited, number 211 of 500 copies. 53 color plates with printed tissue guards; 34 black-and-white plates; 56 text illustrations; 301 pp. 4to. De Luxe Edition with original drawing. Publisher’s blind stamped white cloth with sunning to spine, old repair to front hing; illustrated endpapers, teg, gift inscription on endpaper; drawing has a few stray ink marks that are outside of the image.

Item #332906

Biography of Kate Greenaway (1846–1901), with an original Greenway drawing of a child wearing a smock and a bonnet. Authenticated by Greenaway’s brother who signs below on a special mount. The text focuses on her working career, her friendships with John Ruskin and Randolph Caldecott, her public art exhibitions, and gives a bibliography of her illustrations.