Folio Society: The Secret Garden

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A clothbound, illustrated edition of the infamous children's tale The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnet.

The story takes place in Misselthwaite Manor which holds two mysteries: a strange unhappy crying in the night and a walled garden with a door locked and forgotten for ten years. On the day a robin shows Mary where the key lies buried, the magic begins.

The author, Frances Hodgson Burnett, remembered such a garden from her own childhood and turned it fifty years later into one of the most popular of children's books of all time. In this evocation of a garden's enchantment is a heartfelt belief that the healing power of nature will transform children and adults alike.

This Folio edition is illustrated by one of the most accomplished artists of the golden age of children's illustration, Charles Robinson.

Details

Bound in cloth, blocked in gold and green with a design based on the endpapers from the 1911 edition.
Set in Bulmer.
Eight original full-page colour paintings by Charles Robinson.
Book Size: 9 inches x 6? inches, 288 pages.

The Folio Society

The Folio Society is a London-based publisher of fine books designed to be collected and treasured for years to come.

  • Product Code: CMCN454980
  • DESIGNER/ARTIST: The Secret Garden
  • AUTHOR: Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • FORMAT: Hardback (bound in cloth) with slipcase
  • Dimension: 23cm x 16cm (9" x 6 1/4")
  • Gift: Children
  • Illustrations: 8 original full-page colour paintings by Charles Robinson
  • Subject: Poetry & Literature
  • Weight: 1.15 Kg

A clothbound, illustrated edition of the infamous children's tale The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnet.

The story takes place in Misselthwaite Manor which holds two mysteries: a strange unhappy crying in the night and a walled garden with a door locked and forgotten for ten years. On the day a robin shows Mary where the key lies buried, the magic begins.

The author, Frances Hodgson Burnett, remembered such a garden from her own childhood and turned it fifty years later into one of the most popular of children's books of all time. In this evocation of a garden's enchantment is a heartfelt belief that the healing power of nature will transform children and adults alike.

This Folio edition is illustrated by one of the most accomplished artists of the golden age of children's illustration, Charles Robinson.

Details

Bound in cloth, blocked in gold and green with a design based on the endpapers from the 1911 edition.
Set in Bulmer.
Eight original full-page colour paintings by Charles Robinson.
Book Size: 9 inches x 6? inches, 288 pages.

The Folio Society

The Folio Society is a London-based publisher of fine books designed to be collected and treasured for years to come.

  • Product Code: CMCN454980
  • DESIGNER/ARTIST: The Secret Garden
  • AUTHOR: Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • FORMAT: Hardback (bound in cloth) with slipcase
  • Weight: 1.15 Kg