The Now-A-Days Fairy Book

The Now-A-Days Fairy Book

Chapin, Anna Alice; Jessie Willcox Smith

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Price: $75.00

Place Published: New York
Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
Date Published: 1911
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fair
Book Id: 47328


159pp. Quarto [32 cm] Brown cloth over boards with a pictorial title label on the front board, and a title (faded) on the spine. With 6 tipped-in illustrations and printed tissue guards. The extremities are mildly rubbed, bumped, and scratched, and the rear board is subtly moisture stained. There is a contemporary gift inscription on the front pastedown. The text block is cracked at the beginning and end, with the pages at the front hanging on by a thread, and the final pages, including the last illustration completely detached, but present. The illustration at p. 16 is partially loose. Pp. 84-85 have large darkened strips. All plates present.


With illustrations in color by Jessie Willcox Smith, prominent female Golden Age illustrator.