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THE LITTLE LAME PRINCE AND THE ADVENTURES OF A BROWNIE
Written by Mrs. Dinah Craik. Illustrated by Lucille Corcos.
Stock no. 1403272
Published by Grosset & Dunlap. circa 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Little Lame Prince was banished to a solitary tower on a barren plain by his wicked uncle. He led a lonely life until one day his fairy godmother brought him a miraculous travelling cloak. The Brownie is full of tricks and mischief but never does anyone any harm. Purple spine black titles in cream text block and vignette of a prince. Crown symbols to boards. pictorial endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. 291 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Top corners of many pages bumped or creased. Top of text block is dusty. Browning to some pages otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, creased with chipping and a couple of closed tears. Spine is browned. White label to verso to cover one of the tears.

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THE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Mrs. Dinah Craik. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1306490
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

"The best popular fairy stories selected and rendered anew by the author of John Halifax, Gentleman". Originally published in 1863, this is the first edition with Warwick Goble illustrations. Large, heavy format. Blue-green cloth with elaborate gilt decoration to front cover and gilt title and decorations to spine. 32 beautiful colour plates with captioned tissue guards. 378 pages, top edge gilt. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A few very light marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Front joint is cracked as are a couple of hinges. Small piece of surface paper damage to page 100 and verso of plate where possibly pages were lightly stuck together. Foxing throughout else contents clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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