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A Doorway in Fairyland.

by HOUSMAN, Laurence

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London: Jonathan Cape, (1922). First edition. Pale purple cloth, decorated in dark blue and yellow-brown, 8vo., (220)pp. This selection of fairy tales is reprinted from: A Farm in Fairyland (1894), The House of Joy (1895), The Field of Clover (1898), and The Blue Moon (1904). With a frontispiece, thirteen illustrations and a tail-piece by Housman in his typical 1890's style. Bookseller's label on rear paste-down, spine slightly faded, else very good. No dust jacket..


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A Doorway in Fairyland.
HOUSMAN, Laurence
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London: Jonathan Cape, (1922). First edition.
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Robert Wright Books, ABAC / ILAB

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Tamworth, Ontario

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