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A COUNTESS FROM CANADA
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by Cyrus Cuneo.
Stock no. 989735
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Beige cloth, brown titles and borders. 4 b/w plates. vi + 360 pages. Reprint (The first edition of this book was in 1910, but this copy dated about 1930 by the Angela Brazil titles advertised on the rear of the jacket.) A very few foxspots to outer page edges. A superb copy in bright original wrapper.
12 page pamphlet, original card wrappers. 12 colour plates by E. Dorothy Rees. Traditional nursery rhymes adapted to include references to H. P. Sauce. Contents very good but disbound. Corners worn. Address in ink to inside of front cover. Covers slightly grubby.
Pages:viii, 194, plus errata page. Bound in original green buckram with rectangular title on front cover in gilt. Embracing the most appropriate passages prepared for translation into French for the use of schools.
Pages: 24, 24, 24, 24. 19 full page engravings, with many other in the text.bound in blue cloth, A collection of 4 illustrated poems. Title on front of book is "Poetry for Children". Corners rubbed.
Laminated pictorial boards showing Rupert sitting on a rock having just caught a Merchild in his fishing net. 1st story Rupert and the Birthday Present. 115 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name in belongs to box. Not price-cut. Felt pen scribble on a few pages. Toy camera intact. Magic paintings completed.