[in:] Aunt Judy's May-Day Volume for young people. No. 20. Edited by Mrs Alfred Gatty.London: Bell and Daldy, 1867 Stock Code: 108913
First edition of the story that formed the nucleus for Sylvie and Bruno. The editor, Margaret Gatty, was delighted: "the story is delicious. It is beautiful and fantastic and child-likeSome of the touches are so exquisite, one would have thought nothing short of intercourse with fairies could have put them into your head"
Octavo. Original blue-green wrappers, titles to spine and front cover black. Housed in a custom green linen chemise and green cloth slipcase.
Spine ends a little worn, some toning to wrappers, a little light foxing to contents, an excellent copy.
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