Legends of King Arthur First Edition Antique 1901 Book
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Dimensions 5” x 7.5” inches / Weight 320 grams /All measures are approximate
Frances Nimmo Greene (1867-1937) was widely known during the early part of the twentieth century as a novelist, textbook writer, and playwright. She is best remembered for her children's books, some of which were required reading in American schools. Greene's primary literary legacy is her novels and her books for children, written between 1901 and 1920. Of her novels, Right of the Strongest (1913) was the most popular and is probably her best. books for children had far-reaching influence; Harry Truman's "reading list," by which he educated himself, included Greene's Legends of King Arthur and His Court (1901). Illustrated by Edmund Henry Garrett (1853–1929) was an American illustrator, bookplate-maker, and author—as well as a highly respected painter—renowned for his illustrations of the legends of King Arthur. The classic tale full of original charming drawings by eminent artist Garrett who also designed the cover artwork. First Edition. Hardcover / Publisher: Boston And London Ginn & Co; 1St Edition edition (1901)
Used book with 100+ years old. Rippling and scuffs on boards; some water damage on pages throughout. Has some wear to spine. Wear to edges of pages. In a general vintage condition.