1893 The True Story Book
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
Illustrated, with numerous vignettes and full page illustrations by a variety of popular artists such as L Bogle, Lucien Davis, H J Ford, C H M Kerr and Lancelot Speed.
Comprising over twenty stories including 'Casanova's Escape', 'Captain Snelgrave and the Pirates', 'The Escapes of Cervantes', 'Baron Trenck', 'The Kidnapping of the Princes', 'Adventures of Bartholomew Portugues a Pirate'.
Professionally rebacked, with the original spine laid down.
This was the first of four 'story books' created by Lang, who is best known for his colourful 'Fairy Book' series. The binding to this work matches the designs of the first edition fairy books.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally rebacked, with the original spine laid down. Boards preserved. Externally, generally smart with light bumping to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright. Occasional light spots to pages.
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