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Book Description

Robert Barnes [artist] Story-Land A book of Stories by Sydney Grey With Thirty-Two illustrations, all are beautifully printed coloured pictures, most are full-page size. Robert Barnes is described by Houfe as being “at his best in rural subjects” and certainly these evocative scenes show that to be true. Stories such as “The Young Artist”, “Queen Bluebell” and “The Wayward Chicken” 111pp; some pale marking at margins. Yellow endpapers, inscriptions on front free endpaper from the owner’s father in 1887, and then 39 years later from the owner to her niece. 250 x 205 mm [approx 10” x 8”] 4to, cloth spine titled in gilt, pictorial boards decorated with a border of daisies and forget-me-not flowers; some chipping at extremities else very good condition. Engraved and Printed by Edmund Evans for the R.T.S., nd 1st edition c1885
Author Sydney Grey
Date c1885
Binding Pictorial boards
Publisher Religious Tract Society
Illustrator Robert Barnes
Condition VG

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