1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle
1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle

1865 Scarce Victorian Book - An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew (The Sleeping Beauty) with illustrations by R. Doyle

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Author : A versification by J. R. Planché of Perrault's tale, with illustrations by Richard Doyle.
Title : An Old Fairy Tale Told Anew in Picture and Verse (The Sleeping Beauty).
Publisher : London, George Routledge and Sons, 1865. First Edition.
Language : Text in English.
Size : 9 " X 7 " .
Pages : 51 pages.
Binding : Good to Very good original cloth binding (overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Good content (tight and clean, foxing and staining - as shown, name of a previous owner on first endpaper that was pasted to front board, inner hinges worn but still tight.). 
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated with wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations by the Brothers Dalziel after Richard Doyle.


The book : Attractive and scarce editon of the Sleeping Beauty illustrated by Richard Doyle. A rare find in any condition! "The frontispiece . . . is a masterwork of sensitive line and expert engraving and printing . . . [Sleeping Beauty] remain[s] among his (Richard Doyle) finest work"--Engen. Richard Doyle. pp. 137-8.

The illustrator: Richard "Dickie" Doyle (18 September 1824 – 10 December 1883) was a notable illustrator of the Victorian era. His work frequently appeared, amongst other places, in Punch magazine; he drew the cover of the first issue, and designed the magazine's masthead, a design that was used for over a century.


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