1870 The Fairy Book the Best Popular Fairy Stories Selected and Rendered Anew
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Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
An early edition of this work. A collection of charming, cautionary, and entertaining fairy tales for children. Containing the stories 'Cinderella', 'Beauty and the Beast', 'Jack the Giant-Killer', 'Rumpelstilzchen', and more. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete. Written by Dinah Craik, who is best remembered now for her novel 'John Halifax, Gentleman'. Illustrated by J. E. Rogers.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Minor marks to the boards and spine. Loss to the head of the front endpaper. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with some spots. Small tidemark to the head of the frontispiece.
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