£20.00

Publisher

Daniel O'Connor 90 Great Russell St., W.C.

Place

London

Date

[1921?]

Synopsis

A fairy tale translated from the french of charles nodier. illustrated by claud lovat fraser.

Item Description

8vo. 10 x 6.5 inches. 60 + [2] pp. Printer's colophon of the Westminster Press at end. In stiff coloured boards with lozenge pattern and blue cloth spine. Extremities worn and a little damage to upper margin of endpapers; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated throughout by colour vignettes, including title page (set between ornamental borders) and preliminaries. Patterned endpapers. 'A Fairy-Tale for Lucky Children,' A translation of a short story, Tresor des Feves et Fleurs des Pois, first published in 1833, by Jean Emmanuel Charles Nodier (1780-1844), a French author known for his 'Contes fantastiques,' gothic and dream related writings. Presented as a children's fairy tale in this edition, illustrated by Claud Lovat Fraser (1890-1921), artist and designer, who after strenuous service on the Western Front, died in Dymchurch, Kent while on a family holiday with Paul Nash.

[Stock No. 27273]

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