(Greenaway, Kate). Engen, Rodney
Title KATE GREENAWAY: A Biography
Book Condition Very mild splaying to covers, else about fine; in brown linen cloth with gilt stamping; in a near fine, age-toned, and very lightly worn illustrated dust jacket. With 121 black-and-white illustrations and 15 in full color. 240 pages, including index.
Edition First U.S. edition, first printing. Tall octavo.
Publisher New York: Schocken Books, (1981).
0805237755 / 9780805237757
Seller ID 47208.00
Biography of the brilliant Victorian illustrator, whose private life and turbulent relationship with John Ruskin (mined by Engen using over 1,000 love letters and family correspondence) was in marked contrast to the idealized world her artwork evoked.
Children's Reference. Illustrators. Victorian Art. Children's Literature. Illustrated Books. English Literature. Literary Biography.