New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1909. Hardcover. 352pp. Octavo [21 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with orange ink stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and a blind stamped vignette on the front cover. Illustrated endsheets. Very good. The spine and edges of the covers are lightly bumped and rubbed. The edges of the covers are gently bumped and rubbed. The underlying boards are beginning to peek through at the bottom corners. The edges of the text block are very slightly scratched. There is a contemporary gift inscription on the front free endsheet. Minor offsetting from the frontispiece on the title page. The pages are yellowed. The dust jacket is in good condition. Creased and rubbed. There are numerous small losses from the edges, particularly at the head and foot of the spine. There are also multiple small closes in the edges. The longest closed tear measures 1 and 1/2 inches long and is backed with tape. The spine is heavily faded. Price-clipped. Despite the flaws, the jacket is actually quite attractive. Item #30140
Frontispiece by M.L. Kirk. George MacDonald's writing has remarkable imaginative power, greatly influenced by the German and English Romantics.