Title: Tales from the Elves' Forest
Author: Emilie Louise Michel [Emilie Louise Mitchell]
Illustrator: Charlotte Heaton-Sessions
Description: Signed by Emilie Michel on half-title page. Green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. Light fade area to tail of spine. Interior is clean and unmarked, pages crisp. Dust jacket has very small chip at head of spine; short closed tear to top edge of rear panel; light rubbing at extremities; not price clipped ($2.50). DJ in archival sleeve. 133 pp. 9 x 6 inches.
A collection of stories about Frunig and Frinnit, two elves who live in the Elves' Forest. Originally written for the author's French, Belgian, American, and Russian pupils in Switzerland during the early 1930s.
Emilie Louise Michel (1909-1996) was born in Tacoma, Washington. She lived and received her preparatory education in Manchuria, Latvia, China, and Switzerland. She graduated from Reed college in 1930 and earned her bachelors degree at the University of Washington in 1936. Between 1930 and 1933 she taught at La Pelouse in Bex, Switzerland.
Charlotte Heaton-Sessions (1909-1993) was born in Bellingham, Washington and earned her bachelors degree at Reed College in 1932. It was while she was at Reed that she first saw these stories, written by her close friend. She pursued further studies at the Art Students' League in New York City and at New York University's Institute of Fine Art.
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Publisher: Caxton Printers
Place: Caldwell, Idaho
Keywords: children's, illustrated, vintage, graduates of Reed College, Washington author,
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