The Magic City. E. NESBIT, Edith, H. R. MILLAR.

The Magic City.

London: Macmillan and Co., 1912. [Children's Fantasy] SECOND IMPRESSION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.xiv; 333 [3]. With 27 wood engraved plates by Millar, including a frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles and decoration to spine and upper. Top edge gilt. Black ink gift inscription to fly-leaf, dated 1918. Light spotting to endpapers and gentle toning to edges. A light tobacco scent. A lonely child builds a toy city while his mother is away, and suddenly finds it has become a real city, and he part of it. Together with his new half-sister Helen, Philip is compelled to perform a number of Great Deeds. First published in 1910. Item #57488

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