1871 Rare First Edition - MURIEL'S DREAMLAND: A Fairy Tale (Photographically illustrated).
Author: BROWN, Mrs J.W. and Alberta Brown.
Title: MURIEL'S DREAMLAND: A Fairy Tale.
Publisher: London, Griffith and Farran, Successors to Newberry & Harris, 1871. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: 85 pages.
Binding: Good original decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, head & tail of spine repaired by a previous owner - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the tissue-guarded frontispiece, the title vignette with five mounted albumen prints by Robert Hayward from artwork by the author and her daughter Alberta Brown.
Estimate : (250 USD - 400 USD)
The book: Rare and attractive first edition of this interesting nineteenth-century juvenile fairy tale with photographic illustrations by Robert Hayward after original artwork by the author and her daughter. This is a full-blown Victorian Christmas fantasy in which Muriel falls asleep and, in her dreams, is transported by fairies to their world where she embarks on a charity mission to help the poor and destitute children of the world...
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