Florence Mary Anderson Fairy Tales Art Nouveau 1st 1917 Adventures In Magic Land
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Florence Mary Anderson Fairy Tales Art Nouveau 1st 1917 Adventures In Magic Land:
Adventures in Magic Land
and Other Tales
Dorothy BlackIllustrated by
Florence AndersonFirst edition* Only copy currently available worldwide *Published by
George G. Harrap & Company, London
Adventures in Magic Land, Little Lobby Tab, The Magic Christmas Ship, A Most Surprising Party, The Magic Beads, The Wonderful Star, The Blue Sweets, and The Magic Gloves (in three Adventures).Condition
Book well used, but complete and intact. Pale finger-marking intermittently throughout, one nick, two short closed tears, two spreads with separation between gatherings, bumping to first and last few tips, bumping/creasing to upper corners throughout, foxing up to page 34 (often heavy), light occasional foxing elsewhere, around 25 pages with staining, half-title page with trace of original ink inscription (partly abraded away), one spread with offsetting/ghosting to foot (from paper or other item previously laid in), traces of a few short pencil lines (mostly erased). Plates re-glued where starting to come loose; margins with finger-marking and soiling, frontispiece a little creased. Endpapers as shown, including staining and light foxing; front free endpaper with remains of old label, head and foot of front hinge with two nicks; rear free endpaper with sharp corner crease (similar crease also to last leaf). Edges of page block with foxing, top with darkening. Binding loose. Boards and spine with staining and wear as shown; paper worn though to corners and edges, with small glue repairs.
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