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The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales


Book No. 42081
Author: Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur (retold by); Dulac, Edmund (illustrator)
Title: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY and other fairy tales
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND, 165pp, titled guarded coloured pictorial frontis and 14 other titled guarded coloured plates, each mounted on buff card and then tipped in, with many in text line decorations, chapter heads and tail pieces, all by Edmund Dulac, large format about 9.5 x 6.5 inches, crimson cloth lettered in gilt at spine, gilt vignette decoration upper board, upper edge gilt, the re-telling by Arthur Quiller-Couch of four classic fairy tales of 'The Sleeping Beauty', 'Blue Beard', 'Cinderella', and 'Beauty and the Beast', with tipped in mounted colour plates by Edmund Dulac, first published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1910 with 30 plates this later issue with 15 plates is undated but probably mid 1920's, lightly rubbed at extrems., slight marks to cloth lower board, edges tanned and foxed, heavy foxing to half title and final page with lighter mainly marginal foxing throughout, no foxing to the plates, no dustwrapper, very good, £60.00








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