Item #20748 The Cruikshank Fairy Book

The Cruikshank Fairy Book

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897. George Cruikshank. Decorative Cloth. The 1897 1st thus, the first appearance of all 4 of these timeless tales together with the George Cruikshank illustrations. Decorative blue cloth, 216 pgs., all edges gilt, elaborate gilt pictorial covers and spine signed by FBS. Margins on page with list of illustrations restored, with light tape and occasional finger marks. Overall, solidly VG+. Containing "Puss In Boots", "Jack and the Beanstalk", ""Hop O My Thumb" and "Cinderella", with 40 black-and-white plates by Cruikshank in all their grand detail, with decorative initials and headpieces. The pictorial binding is really a work of art and, taken with the fine illustrations, make this a wonderful edition of these tales. Very Good +. Item #20748

Price: $250.00

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