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Louise Saunders
The Knave of Hearts, 1925, Maxfield Parrish, 1st Ed., Near Fine, Hardcover
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. The Knave of Hearts, 1925, Maxfield Parrish, 1st Ed., Near Fine, Hardcover First Edition of Maxfield Parrish's "Knave of Hearts" PARRISH, Maxfield, [illustrator]. SAUNDERS, Louise. "The Knave of Hearts." With pictures by Maxfield Parrish. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First edition, with Scribner's seal on copyright page. Folio. Profusely illustrated with Parrish's iconic colorful illustrations on at least every other page. Original black cloth over boards with color mounted cover illustration and pictorial endpapers. Internal contents in excellent condition. Cover illustration the slightest bit rubbed. Light shelf wear. A clean, near fine copy of the book with no previous owner's notations. Now preserved in a custom archival mylar. "Knave of Hearts" is Maxfield Parrish's last and most brilliant book illustration project. Parrish worked for three years on the illustrations for the book, creating an elaborate model of the castle to use for his inspiration. In agreeing to work on the project, Parrish wrote: "You must understand all this layout to be in gorgeous color. The landscapes back of the figures in the cover lining - a very beautiful affair illuminated by a golden late afternoon sun: castles, waterfall, rocks and mountains." (Letter from Oct. 24, 1920 to H. Chapin of Scribner's) Near Fine. The final book illustrated by Maxfield Parrish and the most brilliant. * ABOUT US: We specialize in rare and first edition books with over 20 years of experience. We have everything from Early Pop-Up Books to PMM, Fine Bindings and Fine P … [Click Below for Full Description]
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