COLLECTOR’S 1923 out-of-print first edition antiquarian hardcover book - The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. This is the special Windermere Series for children that features the magnificent paintings by famous illustrator - Milo Winter.
Classic swashbuckler translated and arranged by Philip Schuyler Allen, The Univ. of Chicago. Publisher: Rand McNally and Company, New York, Copyright: 1923, First Edition, 1932 printing. Not ex-library. No isbn. Pages MINT.
Eight high quality, brilliant full page color plates including color frontispiece and wonderful black and white duo page illustrated end papers. Illustrations in MINT condition. Photos do not fully capture exact color hues; wait until you see up close. WOW!
Milko Winter (August 7, 1888 – August 15, 1956) was a well-known American book illustrator of the ‘Golden Age of Illustration‘ which occurred in Europe and America in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. He studied at Chicago’s ‘School of the Arts Institute’, and published his first illustrated book, Billy Popgun (1912), a year after graduating. with ‘Houghton Mifflin’. Moved to New York City in the 1950’s.
Winter’s best works include his editions of Arabian Nights, Gulliver's Travels, Tanglewood Tales, Aesop's Fables, Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking-Glass, The Emperor’s New Clothes,. The Book of Elves and Fairies, Hans Andersen Fairy Tales, Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol and Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island.
Hardcover, black cloth boards, color paste down illustration, cover-spine silver titles, 547pp, 9" long by 6.6" wide. Binding tight. Fine vintage condition. Pages fine/bright/clean/minimal shelfwear if any. Cover excellent/very good/bright/mostly clean/light general shelfwear includes scuffing-some spine fade-few marks-light bow.
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