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THE HUNDRED RIDDLES OF THE FAIRY BELLARIA by  Charles Godfrey Leland - First edition with an original drawing mounted as frontispiece - 1892 - from First Folio and Biblio.com

THE HUNDRED RIDDLES OF THE FAIRY BELLARIA

by Leland, Charles Godfrey

Condition: Some offsetting from the drawings, binding about fine, ink inscription on flyleaf


London: T. Fisher Unwin, printed at the Gresham Press, 1892. First edition with an original drawing mounted as frontispiece. Some offsetting from the drawings, binding about fine, ink inscription on flyleaf. First edition with an original drawing mounted as frontispiece. Small 8vo. xii, 149p. Illustrated with 100 drawings within the text, each within an oval. Bound by Stikeman & Co. in half red crushed morocco with cloth sides, the spine in six panels with gilt titles and decorative rules around the bands. The fairy queen answers 100 riddles in verse to save their kingdom from the challenge of another king. An obscure book, and with an original drawing.


  • Bookseller: First Folio US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 21443
  • Title: THE HUNDRED RIDDLES OF THE FAIRY BELLARIA
  • Author: Leland, Charles Godfrey
  • Book condition: Used - Some offsetting from the drawings, binding about fine, ink inscription on flyleaf
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition with an original drawing mounted as frontispiece
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, printed at the Gresham Press
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1892
  • Bookseller catalogs: CHILDREN'S;

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