Sayings and Doings in Fairyland or Old Friends with New Faces
Sinclair, D. S. (Dorothy) , Paul Hardy(illus.)
Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Estes and Lauriat Publishers
Date Published: Circa 1898
Edition: Early printing
Book Id: 42410
279pp. Octavo. Gray cloth over boards, lettered and pictorially stamped in blue ink and gilt on the spine and front cover. White and green floral endpapers. Frontispiece illustration and text illustrations by Paul Hardy. Good. The extremities are mildly bumped and rubbed, and just a little stained. There is a contemporary gift inscription on the front flyleaf, and the text block is cracked several times. Pp. 128-129 have areas of darkening, from a newspaper article having been laid in.
A collection of fairy tales, each one having a well-known nursery rhyme for its title, such as The Fiddle Stick & Dancing Shoe, The Crooked Man, Three Men in a Tub, and Old King Cole.