London: Ward, Lock & Co., no date . [Fairy Tales] FIRST THUS. Octavo (21 x 16cm), pp.403 . Complete with all 44 colour plates, including a frontispiece (title page calls for 48 plates, but this is incorrect), all by Tarrant. Publisher's light green cloth with black titles to spine and upper, and a circular colour illustration laid onto upper. Colour-illustrated endpapers. Blue ink ownership to half-title. Boards heavily bowed, with some impact on binding. A tear and some creasing to p.357/8. Rear hinge starting. Toning and spotting to edges. Heavy browning to spine. Good. A classic selection of fairy tales, including 'Little Red Riding Hood', 'The Three Bears', The Sleeping Beauty', 'Puss in Boots', 'Jack the Giant Killer', 'Cinderella', and many more, all charmingly illustrated in colour by Tarrant. Item #59717
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