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 copy, with sparkling gilt in a good dustwrapper, which has a tall, narrow vertical chip, some 2x8 cm, to the base of the spine. Otherwise, a nice copy with a little light wear to the edges a short closed tear to the rear panel and some toning to the printing on 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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