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Carmen Sylva Legends From River And Mountain First Edition 1896

Carmen Sylva Legends From River And Mountain First Edition 1896

£85.00Price

Legends From River And Mountain by Carmen Sylva HM Queen of Rumania and Alma Strettell and illustrated by Thomas Heath Robinson (T.H. Robinson) is for sale. This book contains a great collection of German stories. This book was published by George Allen in London n 1896, with this wonderful children’s illustrated book measuring 6.00 x 8.25 inches (approximately).

 

The front board bears a large illustration by Thomas Heath Robinson with gilt and black lettering, with gilt lettering and an illustration also in gilt. The back board is plain. The binding is in Very Good + condition being sound but with fading to the spine, knocks to the top and bottom of the spine, corner knocks, and very slight shelf lean.

 

There are 328 numbered pages top edge gilt with the remaining edges untrimmed, with attractive decorated endpapers; and 41 stunning black and white full-page and smaller illustrations by Thomas Heath Robinson, some with their original tissue guards still bound-in. The pages are in overall Very Goo + condition being extremely clean and still securely bound into the binding, with some cracks to some of the internal hinges that is merely cosmetic and barely noticeable. 

 

Legends From River And Mountain is a highly desirable and collectable Thomas Heath Robinson children’s illustrated book.