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The Sleeping Beauty And Other Fairy Tales Illustrated By Edmund Dulac First Edition 1910
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Title: The Sleeping Beauty And Other Fairy Tales From The Old French, retold by A.T. Quiller-Couch
Issue: First Edition
Author: Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Illustrator: Edmund Dulac
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
Year of Publication: Not dated but 1910
Measurement:9.00 x 11.00 inches (approximately)
Number of Pages: 128 numbered pages
Brief Details of the Book:
The Sleeping Beauty And Other Fairy Tales is the first edition book published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1910 and illustrated by Edmund Dulac. The Sleeping Beauty is in the original simulated leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration to the front board, spine and back board. There are 30 colour tipped-in Edmund Dulac colour illustrations with tissue guards. The fairy tales included in this book include The Sleeping Beauty, Blue Beard, Cinderella, and Beauty and the Beast.
Condition of the Binding:
The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales binding is in Very Good + condition being complete and the gilt letting and decoration still very attractive and bright, but with corner knocks and knocks to the top and bottom of the spine.
Condition of the Pages:
The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales pages are in overall Very Good + condition, but there is spotting to pages 49, 64 and to the plate after page 64. All of the other 29 Edmund Dulac colour tipped-in plates are untouched and in Fine condition. The plate and tissue guard opposite page 68 are joined but loosely inserted.
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