EGAN, Maurice F. EGAN, Maurice Francis
Title: Everybody's Saint Francis. With Pictures by M. Boutet De Monvel. First Edition.
Publisher:  Century Co., New York, 1912,
Seller ID: 98017
EGAN, Maurice F. Everybody's Saint Francis. With Pictures by M. Boutet De Monvel. First Edition. New York : The Century Co., (October) 1912. First Edition. Pp (16),3-191,(3), with this pagination including the colour frontispiece and the 7 colour plates and the 12 black & white plates. The frontispiece and colour plates all have captioned tissue guards. 8vo, green illustrated cloth, with a St Francis and the birds image done in gilt and green, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. The imprimatur is dated November 16, 1912. "Maurice Francis Egan (1852 – January 15, 1924) was an American writer and diplomat. He was a prolific writer and had a long and successful career as a Catholic journalist, literary critic, and novelist." - wikipedia. "Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel, né à Orléans le 18 octobre 1850 et mort à Paris VIIe le 16 mars 1913, est un peintre, aquarelliste et illustrateur français"; " French painter and illustrator best known for his watercolors for children's books. He was a major figure in nineteenth century children's literature illustration."- wikipédia / wikipedia. Chapters: 1. The Youth of St. Francis of Assisi; 2. The Beginning of the New Life; 3. The Wolf of Gubbio and the Coming of Santa Clara; 4. St Francis and the People. Slight wear to extremities, a few internal smudges, else a very good, bright and tidy copy. 40.00