First edition of this lovely near-miniature illustrated almanac for children, in the scarce original glassine.
Very good plus in glassine.
Kate Greenaway achieved great success in 1878 with her first solo publication UNDER THE WINDOW, and quickly became a household name. This achievement came after years of study at the National Art Training School and the Heatherley School of Fine Art, where she rubbed shoulders with the likes of Elizabeth Thompson (later Lady Butler), Edward Burne-Jones, and Walter Crane. Her style, featuring rosy-cheeked children and young adults, captures a romantic and cheerful brand of Victorian childhood nostalgia; she was one of the most well-known illustrators of the Golden Age, and her art adorns everything from books to greeting cards to home decor.
Enthusiasm for Greenaway's work continued after her death in 1901. This 1927 almanack reprints Greenaway's illustrations for her 1891 almanack, with illustrations for each calendar month and season.
Read more: Schuster, Printed Kate Greenaway, item 20 18(a).
[London]: Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd, 1927. 4'' x 3''. Original cloth-backed color pictorial boards. Original glassine jacket. Yellow endpapers. Illustrated in color throughout.  pages. Glassine with some wear to edges and sections of loss to top. Mild wear and soiling to edges of boards. Leaves and illustrations bright.
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