Chicago: Rand McNally & Co., 1911.
First edition of this surprisingly scarce Rand McNally publisher's catalogue with a focus on illustrated children's books and classic literature.
With colour plates by Lucy Fitch Perkins for 'The Enchanted Peacock' by Julia Brown, Grace Chandler Horn for 'Hiawatha' by Henry W. Longfellow, Hope Dunlap for 'The Rose Fairies' by Olivia McCabe, Magniel Wright Enright for 'The Garden of Hearts Delight' by Ida Huntingdon, Katherine Merrill for 'Edda and the Oak' by Elia Peattie, Fanny E. Cory for 'Jackieboy in Rainbowland' by William M. Hill, and Ruth Hallock for 'Other Rhymes for Little Readers' by Wilhelmina Seegmilla.
No copies in Worldcat.
Octavo, bound in printed paper wrappers, 85 pages [+3], 7 full page colour plates, numerous black and white photographic illustrations and line drawings throughout, a couple of minor closed tears at fore-edges, mild bumping to corners, with original promotional slip laid in, a very good copy indeed.
Price (AUD): $475.00 other currencies