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    Richard Doyle. In Fairy Land. London: 1870. First edition.

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    Richard Doyle, illustrator. William Allingham, poet. In Fairy Land: A Series of Pictures from the Elf-World. London: Longmans, Green, Reader, & Dyer, 1870. First edition. Folio. [viii], 31, [1, blank] pages. Frontispiece and 15 plates inserted throughout, engraved on wood and printed in color by Edmund Evans. Modern half tan crushed morocoo over marbled boards and endpapers, gilt lettering on spine, top edge gilt. Housed in a modern cloth slipcase, a bit of sunning on outer edges. Occasional dust soiling on sheets, ink ownership signature on front flyleaf, bookplate laid-in, over-opened at p. 7 and facing plate, Plate IV has small open tear and creasing on inner margin, Plate XVI has short closed tear and minor stain on outer margin. Very good.



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