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Irish Fairy Tales

by W B Yeats ( Chosen By )

Condition: Fine


London: Walter Scott, the Camelot Series., 1888. A very fine copy professionally rebound in dark blue calf with matching dark blue marbled boards, spine with raised bands & gilt embelishments with gilt titles on contrasting marroon labels , date at base. 326pp. new endpapers pages with rough edges, errata slip at rear and two pages of adverts. A very handsome copy indeed. . First Edition. Half Calf. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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