"Better Homes And Gardens Second Storybook" was edited by Betty O'Connor and illustrated by artists including Arthur Rackham, Howard Pyle, Ernest Thompson Seton, R Caldecott,Lockwood Kipling and many other amazing children's book illustrators. This is a Better Homes and Gardens edition was published by Meredith Publishing and copyright 1952. This hard-cover book includes stories:
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning
You Are Old, Father William by Lewis Carroll
Perseeus and the Gorgon by Charles Kingsley
The Gnat and the Bull by Aesop
La Befana - an Italian Christmas story
...and many more.
This beautiful collection for children contains wonderfully illustrated stories,and poems from world literature, with illustrations from famous editions.
This vintage book has orange cloth covers with an embossed illustration. It is in very good condition with some light bumping on the corners, edges and spine and a previous owner's name written on the inside end-paper. The inside pages are clean and the binding is tight.
A wonderful book to share or add to your vintage childrens' book library.
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