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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Adventures of Robin Hood
Reader's Digest World's Best Reading
by Paul Creswick, illustrated by N. C. Wyeth
from Reader's Digest
for 6th-12th grade
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Anthology of Children's Literature
by Edna Johnson, Evelyn R. Sickels, and Frances Clarke Sayers (editors), illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg & N. C. Wyeth
4th edition from Houghton Mifflin
for 3rd-10th grade
in Vintage & Collectible (Location: VIN-COL)
$40.00 (1 in stock)
Black Arrow
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
from Atheneum
Historical Fiction for 7th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
Black Arrow
by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by N. C. Wyeth
from SeaWolf Press
Historical Fiction for 7th-10th grade
in Seawolf Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SW)
Boy's King Arthur
by Sidney Lanier (illustrated by N.C. Wyeth)
from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 6th-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)
Deerslayer
Leatherstocking Tales #1
by James Fenimore Cooper, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
from Atheneum
for 10th-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)
Drums
by James Boyd
from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 5th-10th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
Drums
by James Boyd
from Atheneum
for 5th-10th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Glory of the Seas
by Agnes Hewes, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
1934 Newbery Honor Book
Kidnapped
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by N. C. Wyeth
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)
Kidnapped
by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by N. C. Wyeth
from Courage Books
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 Scribner Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SCRIB)
$29.99
Last of the Mohicans
Leatherstocking Tales #2
by James Fenimore Cooper
from Charles Scribner's Sons
Realistic Action/Adventure Novel for 9th-Adult
in Scribner Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SCRIB)
$24.99
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, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
from Charles Scribner's Sons
Realistic Action/Adventure Novel for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$16.00 (1 in stock)
Last of the Mohicans
Leatherstocking Tales #2
by James Fenimore Cooper, Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth
from SeaWolf Press
Realistic Action/Adventure Novel for 9th-Adult
in Seawolf Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SW)
Mysterious Island
by Jules Verne, illustrated by N. C. Wyeth
from SeaWolf Press
Science Fiction for 10th-Adult
in Seawolf Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SW)
$15.95
Mysterious Island
by Jules Verne, illustrated by N. C. Wyeth
from Charles Scribner's Sons
Science Fiction for 8th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
N.C. Wyeth's Pilgrims
by Robert San Souci (text)
from Chronicle Books
for Kindergarten-5th grade
in Pilgrims at Plymouth (Location: HISA-17PIL)
$6.95 $4.50 (1 in stock)
N.C. Wyeth's Wild West
by N. C. Wyeth
from Brandywine River Museum
for 7th-12th grade
in Clearance: History & Geography (Location: ZCLE-HIS)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Rip Van Winkle
Calla Editions
by Washington Irving
from Dover Publications
Fairy Tales, Fables, and Legends for 5th-9th grade
Rip Van Winkle
Books of Wonder
by Washington Irving (illustrated by N.C. Wyeth)
from William Morrow & Company
for 5th-9th grade
Robin Hood
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Paul Creswick
Reissue from Atheneum
for 6th-10th grade
in Scribner Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SCRIB)
$24.99
Robin Hood
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Paul Creswick
from Atheneum
for 6th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$16.00 (2 in stock)
Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
from SeaWolf Press
for 6th-10th grade
in Seawolf Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SW)
$9.95
Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
from Atheneum
for 6th-10th grade
in Scribner Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SCRIB)
$24.99
Robinson Crusoe (abridged)
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)
Treasure Island
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
Deluxe from Atheneum
for 5th-9th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$18.00 (1 in stock)
Treasure Island
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
Deluxe from Atheneum
for 5th-9th grade
in Scribner Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SCRIB)
$24.99
Treasure Island
Sterling Classics
by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
from Barnes & Noble
for 5th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
Westward Ho!
Scribner Illustrated Classics
by Charles Kingsley, with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth
First Edition from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 7th-12th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
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
Books of Wonder
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (illustrated by N.C. Wyeth)
from William Morrow & Company
Historical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
White Company
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth
100th Anniversary from SeaWolf Press
Historical Fiction for 8th-Adult
in Seawolf Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SW)
$12.95
Yearling
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings & N. C. Wyeth
from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 9th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$12.00 (1 in stock)
Yearling
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings & N. C. Wyeth
from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 9th-Adult
in Scribner Illustrated Classics (Location: FIC-SCRIB)
$29.99
Yearling
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings & N. C. Wyeth
from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 9th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$16.00 (1 in stock)