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Grimm’s Fairy Tales Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker circa 1930

Grimm’s Fairy Tales Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker circa 1930

£55.00Price

Grimm’s Fairy Tales with 24 full page colour illustrations by Harry G. Theaker is for sale. This stunning children’s illustrated book was published by Ward Lock and Co in their Sunshine Series, is not dated and believed to be from circa 1930, and measures 8.00 x 10.00 inches (approximately).

 

The original binding bears an illustration to the front board entitled to the list of colour illustrations to the front of the book: “’Can your name be Rumpelstiltskin’” the back board bears the “Sunshine Series” logo; and the green spine bears the title and publisher details in black.

 

The binding is in Very Good+ condition with the illustration to the front board being very clean; but with light edge wear to the binding, slight fading to the back board, and corner knocks, bumps to the top and bottom of the spine.

 

There are 176 numbered thick pages with all 24 colour illustrations by Harry G. Theaker present and in Fine condition. The pages are extremely clean and firmly bound-in, with a small retailer’s label to the bottom of the front free endpaper.

 

This is a very attractive and clean example of this very collectable Grimm’s Fairy Tales illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.