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A Year with the Fairies by  Anna M Scott - 1st Edition - 1914 - from Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] and Biblio.com

A Year with the Fairies

by Scott, Anna M

Condition: Very Good


Chicago:: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd.,, 1914. Book. Illus. by M.T. Ross. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. First Edition - First Printing. Bound in salmon paper-covered boards and gray cloth spine. The front cover has a pictorial design in several colors depicting a fairy balancing a pole with lanterns at the ends. 99 unnumbered pages. 10.75 inches tall. _____ Moderate external wear, with light soiling to the covers and very minor loss of color at the tips of the corners. Binding is firm and square. Text clean. Date on top front-free end page. The volume has illustrated endpapers; a b/w title-page vignette and 47 bright full-page color illustrations by M. T. Ross. ____ M.T. Ross, who was affectionately nicknamed "Penny", was an illustrator and comic artist in the early twentieth century. He lived in Oak Park, Illinois and had his studio in downtown Chicago. He was one of the first co-workers of Walt Disney, as well as a close friend of R.F. Outcault, with whom he developed 'Buster Brown'. M.T. "Penny" Ross moved to Southern California in 1926 to work for RKO and other studios as a set designer. ------ Ref: OCLC: 20291033; Wanamaker, vol 33 page 188..
  • Bookseller: Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005013
  • Title: A Year with the Fairies
  • Author: Scott, Anna M
  • Illustrator: M.T. Ross
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd.,
  • Place: Chicago:
  • Date published: 1914
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall


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