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BROWN, J. W.

Muriel's Dreamland:

A Fairy Tale; with Illustrations by the Authoress and her Daughter, Alberta Brown.

London: Griffith and Farran, 1871 Stock Code: 146068
£375.00
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First edition, preceding the large quarto edition which was published later the same year, of this Victorian children's tale, fruit of a mother-daughter collaboration. Telling the story of Muriel's oneiric adventures travelling the world with fairies, this Christmas fantasy is rare, especially so complete, as here.

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Description

Octavo. Original brown pebble-grain cloth over bevelled boards, titles in gilt to spine and front board, decorative frames in gilt to front board and in blind to rear board, dark brown coated endpapers, all edges gilt.

Illustrations

Frontispiece, title vignette, and 5 other captioned sepia albumen prints, by Robert Hayward, mounted on stiff paper from illustrations by the author and her daughter.

Condition

Sometime recased and recornered, the binding otherwise sound and clean, very occasional faint foxing to contents, else internally fresh; a very good copy.

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