Fairy Tales

London: Samson Low, 1882.

Translated by H. L. Ward & Augusta Plesner. Ten full page chromolithograph plates by E.V.B. (Eleanor Vere Boyle). Tall thin 8vo, Dark blue pictorial boards with cloth spine, floral end-leaves, page edges deep red. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, n.d. (ca. 1882). First Edition.

There is a neat calligraphic Christmas gift inscription from "Grandmama" dated 1882. The edges & corners are lightly rubbed; one leaf, p. 49/50 has a diagonal fold due to a binding error, but the book is a solid, clean example of Victorian book illustration.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good(+)
Edition: First
Language: English

Price: $1,200.00

Item #303311

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