SAUNDERS, Louise (Maxfield Parish). The Knave of Hearts. (FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY - 1925)

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AUTHOR: SAUNDERS, Louise (Maxfield Parish) 

TITLE: The Knave of Hearts.

PUBLISHER: NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., folio, illustrated bu Maxfield Parish, inscribed on the half-title "For Peggy Frothingham, With love and best wishes for a happy Christmas. Louise Saunders. 1936." Publisher's original black cloth, pictorial front cover, pictorial pastedowns and endpapers.

CONDITION: Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine slightly rubbed with some minor loss, damp stain to spine affecting lower edge of textblock.  While not a brilliant copy inscribed copies seldom appear on the market.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Louise Saunders had 5 daughters.  The recipient was Margaret F. ("Peggy") Frothingham Buck.  The sister-in-law of Saunders daughter Bertha Saunders Perkins Frothingham.