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    Walter Jerrold, editor. The Big Book of Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. London Glasgow Bombay: Blackie and Son Limited, 1911. First edition. Shelf-worn with tender hinges. Lacks front free endpaper. Good.

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    Walter Jerrold, editor. The Big Book of Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. London Glasgow Bombay: Blackie and Son Limited, 1911.

     

    First edition. Quarto. 344 pages. Illustrated with 12 full-color plates, 16 black and red plates, six black and white plates, and numerous black and white text illustrations throughout.

     

    Publisher's blue cloth with beautiful gilt titles and decorations. Pictorial endpapers. All edges gilt. Noticeable shelf wear to the binding, which is somewhat tender at the hinges. Missing the original front free endpaper. Small corner portion missing at the top of page 27-28 and adjacent black and red plate, not affecting the image. Minor scattered foxing. A good copy worth the estimate for the plates alone!



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