Fairbrass: A Child's Story
Pemberton, T. Edgar , Kate E. Bunce(illus.)
Place Published: Birmingham
Publisher: Cornish Brothers
Date Published: 1895
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 37803
SIGNED. 168; pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Light blue cloth with the titles stamped in gilt and blue, and decorative blue ink floral and linear stamping on the spine and covers. Four pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Good. The covers are lightly stained, and the spine and edges of the covers are severely browned. The cloth at the spine ends is chipped, with a little loss. The bottom fore edge corner of the text block is faintly moisture stained. The pages at the beginning and end are foxed, and there are light stains, measuring roughly 1" in diameter, on several of the pages at the front. The text block is cracked at p. 65.
With illustrations by Kate E. Bunce. In this book, birds, beasts, insects, trees and flowers converse freely with children. Warmly inscribed by the author to his daughter, at the close of 1894, on the half title page.