“Bambi: A Life in the Woods” by Felix Salten was originally published in Austria in 1923. Simon & Schuster’s 1928 edition is based on an English translation by Whittaker Chambers.
Author: Felix Salten
Illustrator: Lou Fancher
Two young men head west by Conestoga to find a better life. This edition bound in black cloth with a paste on cover is more typical of the Scribner’s Illustrated Classics.
Author: Noah Brooks
Illustrator: Harvey Thomas Dunn
Stolen from his home, Buck is shanghaied to the Klondike gold fields. There he bonds with John Thornton. When Thornton is killed by robbers, Buck becomes the leader of the wolf pack.
Author: Jack London
Illustrator: Wendell Minor
When the Roundheads triumph in the English civil war they burn down the Beverley family’s home. The orphaned children escape to the forest where they are taken in by Jacob Armitage, an old family servant. As in a Robinsonnade, they must learn to earn their own living while surrounded by deadly enemies.
Author: Frederick Marryat
Illustrator: Bernhard Stafford Good
In this second volume, David Balfour continues his adventures as he puts himself on the right side of the law, reclaims his inheritance and finds himself a wife.
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator: N. C. Wyeth
Hans and Gretel’s father has been unable to work. If Hans wins the skating race it will help to support the household. Hans decides to ask the famous brain surgeon if he can help their father.
Author: Mary Mapes Dodge
Illustrator: George Wharton Edwards
This is the well loved story of a little Swiss orphan who goes to live in the mountains with her grandfather, her exile in the big city and her return home. Originally published by David McKay it was added to the Scribner’s Illustrated Classics in 1958.
Author: Johanna Spyri
Illustrator: Jessie Willcox Smith