The Secret Garden. Illustrated by Charles Robinson (1919)
Book ID: 65333
The Secret Garden. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. London: Heinemann, 1919. Later Edition. Pp, 306, 6. Green cloth boards, title and illustration stamped in green to upper cover with decorative floral motif and title to spine, pictorial endpapers. Covers faded, neat gift inscription verso fly leaf. Contents bright & clean.
The Secret Garden was first serialized, starting in autumn 1910, in The American Magazine, a publication aimed at adults. The entire book was first published in the summer of 1911 by Frederick A. Stokes in New York and simultaneously by Heinemann in London.
Set in England, it is one of Burnett’s most popular novels and seen as a classic of English children’s literature. Several stage and film adaptations have been made.