£20.00

Publisher

Faber and Faber Limited 24 Russell Square.

Place

London

Date

1946

Item Description

8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. vii + 69 + [1] pp. Bound in original dark blue cloth, with contrasting pink spine title, gilt. a very good copy. Illustrated by 8 colour plates, including frontispiece and by wood engravings in text. Decorated by title page and tailpiece vignettes. A children's 'Fairy Tale' by Henry Allen Wedgwood (1799-1885), barrister and grandson of Josiah Wedgwood, the famous potter. It first appeared in The Family Tutor, Vol. III, 1852 and in privately printed book form 1887. This new edition, first published in 1939 was illustrated by his distant relation, Gwen Raverat (1885-1957), one of the most distinguished printmakers of the twentieth century.

[Stock No. 25984]

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