The Princess and Curdie

By: MacDonald, George

Price: NZ$270.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


A poor, incomplete copy, lacking one text leaf. Ex-library, Riwaka Library (a small 19th century provincial New Zealand library, Riwaka is situated 5km from Motueka, in the upper part of New Zealand's South Island.) Rebound in 19th Century half-leather library binding. A 1 3/4" split at tail end of front joint. A 1" split at head of front joint. Leather spine rubbed and worn. Boards rubbed. Hinges broken. Free endpapers torn out. Lacking the half-title page, one text leaf, and the publisher's advertisments. Pencil number on front endpaper. Library rubber stamp on title page. Black ink cross mark on rear endpaper. Moderate foxing to frontispiece and title page. A few fingermarks to lower corner of title page.One plate detached. ; (iii)-vi, 255 pages + 11 plates (frontispiece + 10 other plates). All illustrations present. One text leaf is missing (torn out). The missing text leaf is pages 175-176. Also lacking the half-title page, the publisher's advertisements, and the front and rear free endpapers. Half-leather binding. Marbled papered boards. Page dimensions: 166 x 110mm. Fairy stories. The author's third book.; Ex-Library; 8vo

Title: The Princess and Curdie

Author Name: MacDonald, George

Illustrator: Illustrated by Allen, James

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1883

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 11675