London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date [circa 1930's]. [Children's Illustrated] VINTAGE COPY. With 16 mounted colour plates including a frontispiece, as well as numerous in-text line drawings. Publisher's yellow cloth with black titles to spine and upper, and decoration to upper in red and black. Top edge yellow. A little spotting to edges, otherwise a lovely crisp, clean copy internally. Binding slightly toned with a few minor marks. Near fine. A collection of 16 children's stories of the exploits of the King of Troy and his boot-cleaner Bill, exquisitely illustrated. Comprises: Bill the Minder, The King of Troy, The Ancient Mariner, The Triplets, Good Aunt Galladia, The Doctor, The Respectable Gentleman, The Sicilian Char-Woman, The Interval, The Real Soldier, The Wild Man, The Musician, The Lost Grocer, The Merchant's Wife, The Camp-Followers, The Siege of Troy. Item #61528
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