1880 Scarce Victorian Book - The Princess Idleways Fairy Story by Mrs. Hays. Illustrated.
Author: Mrs. W. J. Hays (Helen Ashe Hays).
Title: The Princess Idleways - A Fairy Story.
Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1880. First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 "X 5 ".
Pages: 124-(2) pages.
Binding: Very good and attractive original full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some light foxing - as shown, gift note of a previous 1881 owner on the second blank - as shown).
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated by A.F.
Estimate: (USD 150 - USD 175)
The book: A scarce Victorian fairy tale beautifully illustrated! A spoiled and idle princess was taken by her mother to a fairy woman in the woods to learn to become useful and good. Lovely period artwork by an unknown (A.F.) illustrator.
The author: Mrs. W. J. Hays (Helen Ashe Hays).
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