The Heart of Boyhood by Edmondo de Amicis with illustrations by Alice Carsey. Edmondo De Amicis.
The Heart of Boyhood by Edmondo de Amicis with illustrations by Alice Carsey
The Heart of Boyhood by Edmondo de Amicis with illustrations by Alice Carsey
The Heart of Boyhood by Edmondo de Amicis with illustrations by Alice Carsey

The Heart of Boyhood by Edmondo de Amicis with illustrations by Alice Carsey

Racine: Whitman Publishing Co., 1918. Hardcover. 198 p., frontispiece and 7 leaves of color plates: title vignette, many in-text and full-page line drawings; 23 cm. Light blue cloth black spine and cover titles; heart-shaped color pastedown on front cover with illustration of a boy at a school desk looking out the window. Endpapers are illustrated with butterflies. Former owner's inscription on endpapers. This is based on the author's Cuore, which is presented as the journal of an Italian boy from the first day of third grade to the last. In Very Good- Condition: cover is slightly soiled with a small darker stain along lower fore-edge of front cover; faint ink at upper edge of front cover; lower part of last page and facing blank page scraped with no impact on text or final illustration; pages and leaves of plates are clean and bright, and cover pastedown is complete and bright. Very Good -. Item #004195

Price: $35.00

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