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Macdonald, George
THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN. LONDON: STRAHAN & CO., 1872
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
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144
Macdonald, George
THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN. LONDON: STRAHAN & CO., 1872
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Macdonald, George
THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN. LONDON: STRAHAN & CO., 1872
8vo, (170 x 115mm.), FIRST EDITION (with publisher's name at foot of spine), 30 illustrations by Arthur Hughes, original blue cloth (first binding state), lettered in black and gilt with circular vignette on upper board and spine, gilt edges, collector's blue morocco case with decorative gilt spine, previous ownership inscription in ink on front free endpaper, minor spotting and browning, minimal soiling to lower board, spine sunned, bumped
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Literature

Shaberman 48

Catalogue Note

First edition of MacDonald's second full-length fairy tale.

In a letter to his wife in February 1871, Macdonald refers to the book which would be published a few months later: "...I know it is as good a work of the kind as I can do, and I think it will be the most complete thing I have done..."

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