Young, Christie T.

The Black Princess and Other Fairy Tales from Brazil ("Contos para Criancas"), 1929

Published: The Sheldon Press, London

Date: 1929

1929 reissue of the 1916 Edition. Translated from the Portuguese of "Chrysantheme". With twelve wonderful full page coloured illustrations plus numerous black & white text illustrations, some of Anderson's finest work. Fine binding by Atkinsons of Salisbury with their ticket pasted inside back cover. Half dark red morocco, double gilt boxed spine with central motifs and titles in gilt, double line blind ruling to both cloth covered boards and silk head & tail bands. Some mild foxing, mainly to the back of the coloured plates but heavier to ffep and verso of frontis illustration, see photos. Small repaired tear to edge of page 119, not affecting text. A good sound collectable copy of a scarce book. viii, 160pp.

Anderson, Florence Mary

Very Good

Fine Leather Binding


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