New York: Illustrated Editions Company, N.D. Keith Henderson. Illustrated Reprint. Cloth and boards. 8vo, dark green textured quarter cloth with light green labels on spine over textured "wood"-simulated brown boards with woman-&-green leaf embossed on front cover, archival mylar-protected green pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) depicting woman's head with penetrating gaze & long hair ["Rima the Bird Girl"], illustrated with B&W full-page plates (some double-spread) by Keith Henderson, publisher's green stain on page ends, 276 pages. Fine / Very Good. Item #5856
William Henry Hudson (1841 – 1922) was an author, naturalist, and ornithologist. Hudson's best-known nove--an exotic romance set in the lost world-like jungles of Guayana--is GREEN MANSIONS (Duckworth: 1904); and his best-known non-fiction is Far Away and Long Ago (1918), which was made into a film.
Keith Henderson OBE RP RSW RWS ROI (1883 – 1982) was a Scottish painter and book illustrator who worked in oils and watercolours.
The Illustrated Editions Company published from 1929-1942. No indication of date or printing on copyright page.
SCARCE illustrated edition in such a VG dust jacket. Solid, clean copy in a handsome binding with bright, unfoxed plates. Striking dust jacket (unclipped) with slight edgewear and minor chipping at top and bottom of spine and rear panel. Previous owner's attractive bookplate on front pastedown.