Heidi - Johanna Spyri 1922 - David McKay Company, Philadelphia A finely bound ‘Heidi’, wonderfully illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith, with colour pictorial title page, 10 full page colour plates, 23 full page black and white plates, and coloured endpapers.

At the age of five, little orphan Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. Everyone in the village is afraid of him, but Heidi is fascinated by his long beard and bushy grey eyebrows. She loves her life in the mountains, playing in the sunshine and growing up amongst the goats and birds. But one terrible day, Heidi is collected by her aunt and is made to live with a new family in town. Heidi cannot bear being away from the mountains and is determined to return to the happiness of life with her grandfather. Penguin]
  Large octavo (binding size 24x18cm), pp. 380 [4] [2].   Bound for Asprey & Garrard in full cream calf, spine lettered and intricately deocrated in gilt, single gilt filet borders to covers, all edges gilt, original illustrated endpapers bound in at the rear.   Condition: Fine   Ref: 109640   Price: HK$ 9,000