London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1892. [Children's Illustrated] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.xiv; 366 . Heavily illustrated by Ford. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine, gilt decoration to upper, all edges gilt and black endpapers. Fly-leaf removed; badly split with netting and tapes visible. A pencil ownership to blank facing contents page. Spotting, thumb marks, and obvious handling throughout. Heavily cocked with a very weak binding. p.123/4 badly torn; some gatherings becoming rather loose. Heavy rubbing to cloth, with much of the gilt rubbed away; spine toned. Suitable as a working copy only; poor. The third in the extensive coloured Fairy Book series, following 'Blue' and 'Red.'. Item #56797
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