The Violet Fairy Book

LANG, Andrew

IN THE SCARCE ORIGINAL DUSTWRAPPER

LANG, Andrew The Violet Fairy Book

Longmans, 1901.

First edition. 8vo. Original purple cloth with elaborate gilt decoration to cover and spine . All edges gilt. Original printed dustwrapper, with illustrations printed in brown. Eight colour plates and numerous black and white drawings by H. J. Ford. A fine book, crisp and bright with gilt with sparkling. Light finger creasing to title page. In the rare original dustwrapper, which is an attractive example despite a vertical chip (2 x 8cm) to the base of the spine.

A charming collection of fairy tales gathered from around the world, including German, Scandinavian and African folk tales.
Scarce in any sort of dustwrapper.

Stock ID: 38873

£1,250.00

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