1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.

1895 Rare 1stED - Eric Prince of Lorlonia. Fairy Tale of Chivalry illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.

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Author: Countess of Jersey, Alice B. Woodward, illustrator.
Title: Eric, Prince of Lorlonia; Or the Valley of Wishes: A Fairy Tale of the Days of Chivalry.
Publisher: London, Macmillian and Co, 1895. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8" X 5.5".
Pages: 182 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective mylar cover. All edges are gilt.
Content: Good content (bright and tight, bookplate of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown, overall light foxing, soiling, and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the beautiful eight full-page illustrations by Alice R. Woodward.

Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies for sale worldwide).

The book: Eric, Prince of Lorlonia; Or the Valley of Wishes: A Fairy Tale of the Days of Chivalry (1895) is a rare first edition fairy tale that captivates with its blend of chivalry, adventure, and magic. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward, one of the prominent illustrators of the time, the book is enriched with eight full-page illustrations that vividly bring to life the enchanting world of Lorlonia. The original illustrated full-cloth binding, with all edges gilt, adds to the charm and collectibility of this volume, making it a sought-after piece for collectors of fairy tales, illustrated books, and works that celebrate the romantic spirit of chivalry.

The author: Sarah Sophia Child Villiers, Countess of Jersey (4 March 1785 – 26 January 1867), born Lady Sarah Fane, was an English noblewoman and banker, and through her marriage a member of the Villiers family. The Countess of Jersey, a notable figure of her time, delves into the realm of fantasy and chivalry, offering young readers and adults alike a tale that resonates with timeless themes of bravery, love, and the pursuit of one's wishes.

The illustrator: Alice B. Woodward's illustrations are a highlight of the book, showcasing her talent for creating enchanting and dynamic scenes that complement the narrative's magical and historical elements. Her work in "Eric, Prince of Lorlonia" stands as a testament to her skill and creativity, contributing significantly to the book's appeal and lasting legacy in the genre of illustrated fairy tales.


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