N. C. Wyeth

N. C. Wyeth

Newell Convers Wyeth (N.C. Wyeth) was born October 22, 1882, in Needham, Massachusetts. He was the oldest of four brothers, who spent a lot of time hunting, fishing, and generally outdoors. From a young age, he possessed an astute sense of observation, which later aided in his realistic illustrations. 

Wyeth's mother encouraged his artistic bent from an early age. By the age of 12, he was doing excellent watercolour paintings. He attended four different art schools, training under Howard Pyle at the School of Art in Delaware in 1902.

His first commissioned illustration was a bucking bronco for the cover of the Saturday Evening Post in 1903. After that, Wyeth's career took off. He created over 3,000 paintings and illustrated 112 books. 25 of those books were for Scribner's Classics, some of his best known work. 

In 1945, Wyeth and his grandson were killed in an automobile accident. He left behind a series of unfinished murals which were completed by Andrew Wyeth and John McCoy.

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Black Arrow
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Robert Louis Stevenson
from Atheneum
Historical Fiction for 7th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
David Balfour
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Robert Louis Stevenson
from Charles Scribner's Sons
Action/Adventure for 7th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
Drums
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by James Boyd
1st edition from Atheneum
for 5th-10th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
Kidnapped
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Robert Louis Stevenson
from Atheneum
Historical Fiction for 7th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
Kidnapped
by Robert Louis Stevenson
from Dilithium Press, Ltd.
Historical Fiction for 7th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
King Arthur
by Sidney Lanier
from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 6th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$24.00
Last of the Mohicans
Leatherstocking Tales #2
by James Fenimore Cooper
from Charles Scribner's Sons
Realistic Action/Adventure Novel for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
Last of the Mohicans
Leatherstocking Tales #2
by James Fenimore Cooper
from Charles Scribner's Sons
Realistic Action/Adventure Novel for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
Mysterious Island
by Jules Verne
from Charles Scribner's Sons
Science Fiction for 8th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
Robin Hood
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Paul Creswick
Reissue from Atheneum
for 6th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$21.24
Robin Hood
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Paul Creswick
1st edition from Atheneum
for 6th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth and Louis & Frederick Rhead
from Dilithium Press, Ltd.
for 4th-8th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
from Atheneum
for 6th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$19.99
Treasure Island
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Robert Louis Stevenson & N.C. Wyeth
Deluxe from Atheneum
for 5th-9th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$20.00
Treasure Island
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Robert Louis Stevenson & N.C. Wyeth
Deluxe from Atheneum
for 5th-9th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
Westward Ho!
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Charles Kingsley, with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth
from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 7th-12th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
White Company
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
from William Morrow & Company
Historical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
Yearling
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings & N. C. Wyeth
from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 9th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$25.49
Yearling
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings & N. C. Wyeth
from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 9th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$18.00 (1 in stock)