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Macdonald, George
DEALINGS WITH THE FAIRIES. LONDON: ALEXANDER STRAHAN, 1867
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
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Macdonald, George
DEALINGS WITH THE FAIRIES. LONDON: ALEXANDER STRAHAN, 1867
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
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Details & Cataloguing

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Macdonald, George
DEALINGS WITH THE FAIRIES. LONDON: ALEXANDER STRAHAN, 1867
small 8vo (133 x 107mm.), FIRST EDITION (with 4pp. publisher's adverts at end dated "December 1866"), frontispiece and 11 plates by Arthur Hughes, green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt and black, gilt edges, green morocco collector's box, contemporary ownership inscription, corners bumped, light soiling on lower cover, spine slightly skewed, head and foot of spine lightly worn, some light foxing and browning
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Literature

Shaberman, 31; see Osborne p.368

Catalogue Note

THE FIRST OF MACDONALD'S BOOKS EXPRESSLY INTENDED FOR CHILDREN, including the first appearance of his story 'The Golden Key'. The collection also includes Macdonald's earliest published fairy tale, 'Cross Purposes', which featured in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1862.

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