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The Fairy Book by D.M. Craik - Hardcover - Second edition - 1923 - from The First Edition and Biblio.com

The Fairy Book

by D.M. Craik

Condition: Very Good/no dust jacket


London: Macmillan, 1923. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust jacket. Warwick Goble. The Fairy Book 1923 illustrated by Warwick Goble is for sale. The Fairy Book has 25 fairy tales illustrated by Warwick Goble. The Fairy Book has its original binding. The Fairy Book has the original publisher’s red boards that is decorated to the front with a circular gilt decoration. The boards are in Good condition with wear and marks to the front, only slight to the back board, and wear to the top and bottom of the spine. The pages are in Good to Very Good condition with occasional foxing marks to the margins and edges. All of the Warwick Goble plates are present and looking stunning with bright vivid colours, with the colour plate opposite page 30 loosely inserted and having a small marginal tear.

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