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The Fairy Caravan by  Beatrix Potter - First American Edition - 1929 - from Mary Riversong Books (SKU: 562PotterCaravan2.)

The Fairy Caravan

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The Fairy Caravan

by Potter, Beatrix

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Good+/No DJ Included
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Beatrix Potter: The Fairy Caravan. David McKay 1929 True First Edition, First American Edition. ILLUSTRATED BY BEATRIX POTTER. Library Bound. Exlib. Good+ condition/ no dj included. Boards are in great condition. Pictorial Front Board illustration of horse caravan and all titling are VG. Gilt letter j appearing on spine is bright. Tight binding, pages bright. Some light foxing noted. Six colour plates, twenty full-page illustrations, and 42 textual drawings. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, All colour plates remain firmly affixed to binding.

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Beatrix Potter: The Fairy Caravan. David McKay 1929 True First Edition, First American Edition. ILLUSTRATED BY BEATRIX POTTER. Library Bound. Exlib. Good+ condition/ no dj included. Boards are in great condition. Pictorial Front Board illustration of horse caravan and all titling are VG. Gilt letter j appearing on spine is bright. Tight binding, pages bright. Some light foxing noted. Six colour plates, twenty full-page illustrations, and 42 textual drawings. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, All colour plates remain firmly affixed to binding.

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Details

Seller
Mary Riversong Books US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
562PotterCaravan2.
Title
The Fairy Caravan
Author
Potter, Beatrix
Illustrator
Potter, Beatrix
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+
Jacket condition
No DJ Included
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
David McKay Company
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Date Published
1929
Pages
225
Size
6 X 8 1/2
Keywords
exlib, Beatrix Potter, Fairy Tales, Harper & Brothers First American Edition, Harper & Brothers, Anglophilia, 20th Century Literature, Illustrated Children's Books
Bookseller catalogs
For Sale; Children's Books; Books Into Film; Literature; Anglophilia; Art; Transportation; Young Adult; Animals; Fantasy; Nature; Social Sciences; Fairy Tales; Travel; Anthropology; women's Studies; Humor; Fiction; Folk Lore;
Size
6 X 8 1/2

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About Mary Riversong Books

Riversong Books. Online sales. Used Vintage First Editions. Good or better condition. 19th & 20th Century hardcover vintage First Editions. We do not list a book unless it is a hard-to-find title, so we hope you have fun viewing all our stock in our "For Sale" catalog.

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Cloth
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octavo
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tight
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gilt
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