Little Red Riding Hood & Other Stories circa 1915
Mabel Lucie Attwell Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories by The Brothers Grimm is for sale. This wonderful Mabel Lucie Attwell children’s illustrated book was published by Raphael Tuck and Sons Limited London in their Golden Hours series of books in circa 1915.
The stories included in this early Mabel Lucie Attwell book include: Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Grethel, The Valliant Little Tailor, The Goose-Girl, and Rumpelstiltskin.
The original beige and brown boards are profusely decorated to the front board with a stunning Mabel Lucie Attwell colour plate that features Little Red Riding Hood hiding from the Big Bad Wolf. The back board has publication details for Raphael Tuck and Sons Limited.
The binding is in Very Good with the Mabel Lucie Attwell Little Red Riding Hood colour plate being in Fine condition and the binding being exceptionally crisp and attractive but with slight wear to the top and bottom of the spine and light marks to the back board.
The Mabel Lucie Attwell Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories has 63 numbered pages that includes 6 pages of advertisements to the end of the book. This books contains early Mabel Lucie Attwell illustrations throughout with a wonderful colour frontispiece of Little Red Riding Hood which is the same as illustration as on the front board and a colour illustration opposite page 18 of Hansel and Grethel.
The pages are in overall Very Good condition with a rubber stamp to the front pastedown, discolouration to the front free endpaper and rear endpaper, partial separation of the frontispiece from the binding (but still firmly bound in), partial separation of the colour plate opposite page 18 but still bound-in, small losses to the margins of pages 61/62 and 63/64, and light spotting throughout.