Item #62247 All the Puck Stories (Puck of Pooks Hill, with Rewards and Fairies). H. R. MILLAR, Charles E. BROCK, illustrators, Rudyard KIPLING, Joseph.
All the Puck Stories (Puck of Pooks Hill, with Rewards and Fairies).
All the Puck Stories (Puck of Pooks Hill, with Rewards and Fairies).
All the Puck Stories (Puck of Pooks Hill, with Rewards and Fairies).

All the Puck Stories (Puck of Pooks Hill, with Rewards and Fairies).

London: MacMillan and Co. Ltd. 1935. [Fantasy Tales] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 12cm), pp.x; 670; [4], ads. With colour frontispiece and full page illustrations. Publisher's red cloth, gilt, with top edge gilt, in pictorial dust-wrapper priced 10/6. Contents clean, school prize label, binding a little mottled, fragile jacket mostly complete with a few chips to upper panel and to crown, with a few neat tape strips to reverse side. Very good (uncommon in jacket). Kipling's complete series of popular tales told by 'Puck', traditionally a name for a malicious spirit or demon of popular superstition, and from the 16th century the name of a mischievous goblin (or Hobgoblin), similar to that appearing in Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', the fairy scene from which is acted out here. Item #62247

Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature (277). BMC No.1[1984]; 'Edwardian Children's Books'.

Price: £395.00

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