1925 1st ed Knave of Hearts Maxfield Parrish Illustrated ART Fable L. Saunders

SAUNDERS. Louise

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Louise Saunders, wife of editor Max Perkins, editor of Scribner’s publishing, teamed with one of the most popular illustrators, Maxwell Perkins to create this unforgettable fable. Parrish worked for three years on the paintings for ‘Knave of Hearts.’ He built an elaborate castle model in his workroom for the illustrations of the book.

“Not until 1920 did [Parrish] agree to illustrate what was to become one of the most valuable children’s books ever published, Louise Saunders’s Knave of Hearts.” (Alma Gilbert, Maxfield Parrish: The Masterworks, pp. 49-52)

 

This 1925 edition is filled with colorful illustrations and decorative painting cover boards.

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1925 1st ed Knave of Hearts Maxfield Parrish Illustrated ART Fable L. Saunders

 

Louise Saunders, wife of editor Max Perkins, editor of Scribner’s publishing, teamed with one of the most popular illustrators, Maxwell Perkins to create this unforgettable fable. Parrish worked for three years on the paintings for ‘Knave of Hearts.’ He built an elaborate castle model in his workroom for the illustrations of the book.

“Not until 1920 did [Parrish] agree to illustrate what was to become one of the most valuable children’s books ever published, Louise Saunders’s Knave of Hearts.” (Alma Gilbert, Maxfield Parrish: The Masterworks, pp. 49-52)

 

This 1925 edition is filled with colorful illustrations and decorative painting cover boards.

 

Item number: #10983

Price: $750

 

SAUNDERS. Louise

 

The Knave of Hearts

 

Racine, Wis.: Artists and Writers Guild, ©1925. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • Unpaginated
    • Full paged colored illustrations throughout
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paper; tight and secure
  • Size: ~ 13in X 11in (32cm x 28cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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Category

Arts & Architecture

Authors

SAUNDERS. Louise

Printing Date

20th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete