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Robert Louis Stevenson
20% OFF 1st Edition Illustrated N. C. WYETH 'Treasure Island', 1911, Unread
New York: Scribners, 1911. 20% OFF, Very Fine Condition, As Close to Unread and Unhandled as We Have Seen. 20% OFF *Price Shown is the Sale Price ORIGINAL AND VINTAGE .............N.C. WYETH..........'TREASURE ISLAND', FIRST EDITION, VERY FINE CONDITION............ AS CLOSE TO UNREAD AND UNHANDLED CONDITION AS WE HAVE SEEN............ This is an Original and Vintage hardcover copy of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, 1882-1945. Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson, 1911, Scribners Classic, very fine condition with perfect spine gilding, top edge gilt. Very tight. No scratches to cover, spine or back. As close to unread and unhandled condition as we have seen. The Biography Follows....... N. (Newell) C. (Convers) Wyeth (October 22, 1882-October 19, 1945), is one of the most celebrated illustrators in the history of art. He grew up on a farm in New England, and studied at the Massachusetts Normal Arts School where he attended classes taught by illustrators Eric Pape and Charles W. Reed. During 1902-04 he studied with the great illustrator Howard Pyle in Wilmington, Delaware. Wyeth accepted a commission from Scribner's and the Saturday Evening Post to paint western scenes, and traveled in the west to gain first hand knowledge of subjects. He worked as a ranch hand in Colorado and rode mail routes in New Mexico and Arizona. In 1906, Wyeth and Carolyn Brenneman Bockius were married in the Wilmington Unitarian church, and they made their home in nearby Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. The focus of his painting soon shifted to the land and people o … [Click Below for Full Description]
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