Fifteen stunning colour plates by artist and illustrator, Marjorie Hood. Signed. Large format.
Proverbs and Nursery Rhymes.
First Edition published by Eyre and Spottiswoode
Undated circa 1934
Endpapers designed by Marjorie Wood and signed.
Plain blue hardback cover. No titles.
Imperfections: Top of cover sun-faded strip. Inside 3 tiny page bottom tears, one repaired, affecting 2 plates. Photos.
This appears to be Marjorie Hood’s only book using this name. She later signed her work Marjory Torrey or Marjory Bevans as well as using other pseudonyms.
Marjory Hood was born in 1898 of Dutch/ American/English origins, she died in America in 1964 after a long and successful career. She was well respected, illustrating many books including Alice in Wonderland. Her illustrative style is reminiscent of Charles Robinson.
- Número de libros
- Libros ilustrados, Libros Infantiles
- Autor/ Ilustrador
- Marjory Hood
- Título del libro
- Nursery Rhymes and Proverbs
- Año de publicación artículo más antiguo
- Primera edición
- Lengua original
- Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd London
- Libro de tapa dura
- 30×22.5 cm