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RANSOME, Arthur.

Highways and Byways in Fairyland.

Published: London: The Pinafore Library, Alston Rivers, Ltd, [1906]

Stock code: 96002

Price: £1,750

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First edition, first impression. A charming and delicate fairy book, written for The Pinafore Library – a set of five little fairy books, with the other four volumes written by Netta Syrett, Anne Pye, Lady Margaret Sackville and Ford Maddox Hueffer, who acted as editor for the project. Institutionally scarce, with OCLC locating 6 copies held worldwide.

Duodecimo. Original blue cloth backing pictorial boards, titles to spine in black, illustrated endpapers by Dion Clayton Calthorp. No dust jacket issued. Boards toned, and slightly faded, edges rubbed, some scattered foxing to contents. A very good copy.

Bibliography: Hammond A7.

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