First Edition Of Harrison Fisher's 1908 "Batchlor Belles" Book. Offered is a first edition of "Bachelor Belles", a turn of the century (1908) glimpse at what was.
A kind of the "cosmo" of it's day, in book form. The stunning color plates are from the art of famous illustrator Harrison Fisher, who, actually did Cover artwork for Cosmopolitan magazine from early 1900 until his death in 1934. (Yes, Cosmopolitan Magazine was around back then) All of the color plates are signed, in that plate, by Fisher. Book is a valuable look into American.Poetry with stunning artwork of the modern young women of that time period. A note about the illustrator: Harrison Fisher was a 20th-century American artist known for his drawings of women, portraits that regularly appeared on early 1900s editions of Cosmopolitan magazine. Bachelor Belles is a 1908 portfolio of Fisher s portraits each beautifully colored. These 18 illustrations are paired with American poetry and short stories and illustrated page decorations by Theodore Hapgood. This volume came from the estate of author Lea Wait, of Edgecomb Maine. Note detailed condition report, but in summary, the inside, pages, text and color plates are 99% mint. The outside is strong with a tight binding but the exterior surface is scratched on the glossy surface and has a film with a dark shade from. So, a lot like a treasure chest. Bachelor Belles New York : Dodd, Mead, 1908.
First edition Details: Collation: Complete with all pages Full-page color illustrations throughout Language: English Binding: Cloth; tight and secure Size: 11in X 7in. You are protected against damaged or broken items or items different than pictured. You can be sure that everything we state about an item is 100% accurate.
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