1881 Scarce First Edition - Roumanian Fairy Tales and Legends by E. B. Mawr.
Author: E. B. Mawr.
Title: Roumanian Fairy Tales and Legends.
Publisher: London, H. K. Lewis, 1881, First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: x-124 pages.
Binding: Very good full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, light toning of the endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the original photographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth of Roumania (the Dedicatee) as frontispiece, the original photograph of the Monastery of Argisch, and 2 full-page engraved plates (Jonica's Dream, Fight of Horse and Dragon).
Estimate: (Scarce with practically no other copy available worldwide).
The book: Scarce and attractive Victorian edition of those Roumanian Fairy Tales and Legends. Including the following Fairy Tales: The Slippers Of The Twelve Princesses; The Ungrateful Woodcutter; The Hermit's Foundling With The Golden Hair; The Daughter Of The Rose; The Twelve-headed Griffin; Vasilica The Brave; Handsome Is As Handsome Does; The Fisherman And The Boyard's Daughter.
Also included are the following Legends: Manioli; The Fortress Of Poinarii; The Gentle Shepherd; Historic Tales; Death Of Constantin ii. Brancovan; The Mother Of Stephen The Great.
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