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Book Description

Alice Woodward To Tell the King the Sky Is Falling A fairy story by Sheila Braine 85 stylish pen and ink drawings including frontispiece and 7 full-page plates. 171 pages, all edges lovely bright gilt; prize plate on front endpaper and half title foxed, some lighter foxing mainly at the start and end and occasional pale marks at some margins. 240 x 150 mm [approx. 8” x 6”] 8vo illustrated cloth with gilt-pictorial spine, light edge-rubbing else very good condition, binding firm. Blackie 1st edition undated [1896] [British Library catalogue]
Dealer Notes
A visit to Fairyland where two little children encounter beautiful Fairies and a great many curious characters including the Dormouse, Alice and the White Rabbit, Whittington’s cat and Puss-in-Boots. Alice Woodward was a life long friend of Beatrix Potter
Author Sheila Braine
Date [1896]
Binding Pictorial cloth with gilt
Publisher Blackie & Son
Illustrator Alice Woodward
Condition VG
Pages 171

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