Laboulaye's Fairy Book. Édouard LABOULAYE, illust Edward McCandlish, trans Mary Booth, intro Kate Douglas Wiggin, erstell, ouise.

Laboulaye's Fairy Book

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1920. First Thus. First printing. Small quarto (24cm.); grey publisher's cloth-backed boards with blue trim and tipped-on color illustration, no dustwrapper; frontis.,xi,198pp,12 colorplates. Deckled block edges, top edge toned and scratched; several fore edges chipped w/ loss of material; soiling and foxing throughout. Just about Very Good.

Laboulaye drew inspiration from various European and Middle Eastern cultures when writing the fantastic tales for his Fairy Book. First published in 1866, the 1920 edition is brightened by the addition of 12 new colorplate illustrations by McCandlish, and an introduction by Kate Douglas Wiggin.

Price: $50.00

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