The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales - From the Old French

By: Couch, Sir Arthur Quiller (retold by); illustrated by Edmund Dulac

Price: NZ$240.00

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This copy is lacking two plates. The two missing plates are both from the the last story "Beauty and the Beast", facing pages 88 and 120. Contemporary owner's inscription dated 1911 on front endpaper: "To Mrs Moore / with love from / Connie / Christmas 1911". "Smith's Second Hand Books Wellington" label on front endpaper. Ex-libris bookplate of M. B. Castle. Offsetting to endpapers. Plates clean. A crease to a corner of the frontispiece plate. Smal 3/8" chips to cloth at edges of lower corners of boards. Front hinge weak with split to gutter between front free endpaper and half-title leaf. ; No date [c1910]. [xviii], (129), [2] pages + 28 only of 30 tipped-in colour plates (including frontispiece). Lacking two plates. Brown cloth boards with gilt decoration to both boards and spine. The brown cloth has a morocco pattern stamped on it. Page dimensions: 278 x 218mm. Text in English. Fairy tales. Contains four stories: The Sleeping Beauty; Blue Beard; Cinderella; Beauty and the Beast.

Title: The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales - From the Old French

Author Name: Couch, Sir Arthur Quiller (retold by); illustrated by Edmund Dulac

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: [c1910]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 20100