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MILNE, A.A. & SAIDA (H. WILLEBEEK LE MAIR) - A gallery of children. Illustrations by Saida (H. Willebeek Le Mair) [Fifth edition].

Title: A gallery of children. Illustrations by Saida (H. Willebeek Le Mair) [Fifth edition].
Description: London, Stanley Paul & Co., [1925]. 30.5 x 23 cm. 105,[1] pp. Original decorated cloth. With title in colour and 12 coloured plates. - Fifth edition printed in the same year as the first edition 1925. Published just one year before Milne's first Winnie-the-Pooh (1926). - Henriette Willebeek Le Mair ((Rotterdam) 1889-1966), Dutch illustrator of children's books. In 1920 Le Mair married H.P. Baron van Tuyll van Serooskerkenand and adopted the name 'Saida'. They both converted to the beliefs of Sufism, a religion of universal brotherhood and love, as taught by Murshid Inayat Khan, and spent their lives helping the poor and other charitable causes. They eventually settled in The Hague, Netherlands. - Binding a bit worn on extremities; some foxing/browning still a good copy.

Keywords: geillustreerde boeken / illustrated books; engelse kinderboeken / english children's books

Price: EUR 45.00 = appr. US$ 48.91 Seller: kAdeBoeken Antiquariaat
- Book number: 12778

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