Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
[Smith, Jessie Willcox] Evangeline, A Tale of AcadieLondon: Gay and Bird, 1897.
First English Printing. 8vo. Original red cloth with bold gilt-stamped design on both covers and spine. Five plates by JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH and five by VIOLET OAKLEY in chromolithography. Their first color illustrations in book form. Book put together by Howard Pyle to showcase his students. There is some odd binding anomaly where an extra slab of paper overextends about 1/2 inch from gutter, but not detracting. The English edition of this book is very rare.
Price: $225.00 Item #284
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