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The Fairy Book: The Best Popular Fairy Stories Selected and Rendered Anew by  Gentleman')  Mrs. Dinah. (The author of 'John Halifax - Hardcover - Ex-Library - 1913 - from Popeks Books, IOBA and Biblio.com

The Fairy Book: The Best Popular Fairy Stories Selected and Rendered Anew

by Craik, Mrs. Dinah. (The author of 'John Halifax, Gentleman')

Condition: Good/No Jacket


Macmillan, 1913 This is the scarce and desireable edition that contains 32 full color illustrations by Warwick Goble. This book is a former library copy, and does not have the original binding. It has a library binding in red with black designs. Simple black text on spine. Original book has no library markings, new rear endpaper attached to library binding show some remnants of card slot removal. No other markings that I can find. 32 colour illustrations by Warwick Goble with captioned tissue-guards (all present). List of illustrations indicated that there should be a plate on page 299, "They were very friendly, however, and inquired her name. Snowdrop' answered she." is actually bound in at page 304. Pages show some soil and foxing, wear at edges, a few pages have small closed tears. All illustrations were printed on glossy stock paper and show much less soil. 7 inches by 9 inches with 379 pages.. Ex-Library. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by WARWICK GOBLE.
  • Seller: Popeks Books, IOBA US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 700006
  • Title: The Fairy Book: The Best Popular Fairy Stories Selected and Rendered Anew
  • Author: Craik, Mrs. Dinah. (The author of 'John Halifax, Gentleman')
  • Illustrator: WARWICK GOBLE
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Ex-Library
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • Date published: 1913
  • Keywords: FAIRY TALES, ANTIQUE FAIRY TALES, Warwick Goble, COLOR ILLUSTRATED, ANTIQUARIAN CHILDREN'S BOOK, RARE BOOK, RARE FAIRY TALES
  • Subjects: JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General;

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