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In Powder and Crinoline Old Fairy Tales

Arthur Quiller-Couch

£550

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Ref. 108290   Edition. First Edition

Illustrated By: Kay Nielsen

Published By: Hodder & Stoughton 1913 (London)

Undated, first edition 1913 Hardback with grey cloth spine and paper boards. Decorative gilt tooled title to spine. Printed pictorial cover in grey and red. Top edge gilt. Patterned endpapers. Full colour tipped in illustrated frontispiece with printed borders and captioned tissue guard. Printed pictorial title page. Additional 23 full colour plates, complete, and with numerous illustrations within the text. Cover and spine a touch rubbed. Split in cloth along left edge of spine, not lifting. A few small fade spots to spine. Toning and spotting along top edge of front board. Prelims are foxed, with light foxing to pages throughout, largely marginal. A nice copy with bright illustrations. Overall very good- condition. One of just five published works illustrated by Nielsen, the illustrations were reproduced by a 4-colour process which differed to the usual 3-colour process typical of the time. Popular tales including The Twelve Dancing Princesses. Collectable.

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to

Binding: Hardback

Book Type: Book

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