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THE BOOK OF FAIRY STORIES

by Marjory Bruce

Illustrated by Nora Fry; Honor C. Appleton

Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. circa. 1934

Almost very good condition. 16 Stories. Red cloth spine, pictorial paper front board shows witch reading to pixies. First story is Henny-Penny. 4 colour plates by Appleton plus numerous b/w illustrations by Fry. 125 pages.

Spine bumped and faded with 0.75" hole to rear edge. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with a little scuffing. Ink inscription to front pastedown and completed book plate below. A couple of hinges cracked. Contents lightly browned with some foxing and just an odd mark. All plates present, one has a couple of small marks.

Stock no. 1504722

Price £30.00

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Contents

  • Henny-Penny
  • The Three Goats Named Gruff
  • The Gingerbread Man
  • The Little Red Hen
  • Drakestail Goes to See the King
  • The Ugly Duckling
  • The Half-Chick
  • The Travelling Musicians
  • Jack and the Bean Stalk
  • Red Riding Hood
  • Tom Thumb
  • Puss-in-Boots
  • The Valiant Tin Soldier
  • The Lion and the Little Jackals
  • Hansel and Gretel
  • Cinderella

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