1935 · London
by THIRKELL, Angela; Lionel Richter, illust
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1935. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (25cm); gilt-stamped red publisher's cloth, with tipped-on color illustration, in blue pictorial dustwrapper; 117pp, frontis., 23 colorplates. Mild soiling, foxing, and surface wear; spine cocked, gilt dulled; dustwrapper toned; tears w/ material loss at crown of spine; price-clipped front inner panel, gift inscription on ffep. Overall Very Good.
English/Australian author Angela Thirkell branches into children's literature with this selection of five new fairy tales adapted from German folklore, including a Christmas story. With 23 charming color illustrations by Lionel Richter. (Inventory #: 46517)