Ida Rentoul Outhwaite - Blossom A Fairy Story - 1928 First Edition - Rare
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Ida Rentoul Outhwaite - Blossom A Fairy Story - 1928 First Edition - Rare:
Large format hardcover with leaf patterned boards and cloth spine, paper title and illustration on front and gilt title on spine.
Illustrated endpapers.Published by A & C Black, London, 1928, first edition, 94ppThere are 8 colour plates listed in the front - one is missing and one is detached.
There are 8 black and white plates listed - one is detached.
There are also numerous smaller drawings within the text. All the plates are clean and crisp. Binding is sound, hinges not cracked. The only owner mark is a small "rabbit" drawing has been coloured in on the page opposite the page which lists the illustrations. There are some foxing spots throughout, mainly limited to the preliminary pages.
The boards are clean, but have general handling/rubbing wear and bumping to the edges. The cloth spine is is good - some light wear to head and foot of spine.
Please view the comprehensive photos to get a good idea of the condition of this book.
This is a scarce, collectable title which would be a good investment to grace any book collection.
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