The Knave of Hearts. With pictures by Maxfield Parrish. Maxfield Parrish, Louise Saunders.

The Knave of Hearts. With pictures by Maxfield Parrish.

New York: Scribners, 1925. First edition of the book that is generally considered the most outstanding example of the art of Parrish’s book illustration. Parrish’s biographer, Coy Ludwig states: “ the illustrations, printed in rich colors...were the highest quality reproductions that could be had.” (Ludwig, p. 48). Full and partial-page color illustrations throughout, pictorial endpapers (twenty-six illustrations in all). Light shelfwear, light foxing to first and last few leaves. A very good, bright copy. Original black with pictorial onlay on front board. Large quarto. [6], 46, [1], [1, blank] pp. Item #12652

Price: $2,000.00

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