by Skimble Skamble
Published by Andrews & Co.. 1st. 1869
Very good condition. 'To all merry good-tempered, and well-behaved children, who are of course fond of Fairy Tales and to all grown-up people who are not stiff and starched...' Green cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover with embossed borders. Stories of elves, princesses, dwarfs and fairies. B/w chapter head and tail pieces.
Spine and corners a little bumped, corners slightly worn. Small nick to lower edge of front cover. Small split to spine rear edge. Covers clean with gilt still bright. Attractive pictorial bookplate of Dora Allison on front pastedown. Inscription in ink on front endpaper dated December 1869. Some light creasing to pages but contents clean. A bright copy of a scarce early fairy tale book.
Stock no. 1201545