1886 Rare Victorian Book - The FAIRY BOOK by Dinah Craik. Beauty and the Beast, Snow-White, The Frog Prince, etc.
Author : [CRAIK (Dinah Mulock)] by the author of "John Halifax, Gentleman".
Title: THE FAIRY BOOK The Best Popular Fairy Stories selected and rendered anew.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher : London: Macmillan and Co., 1886.
Size: 6 " X 4 ".
Pages: 368 pages.
Binding: Very good decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, some foxing and staining - mainly on the title page and last page - as shown.).
The book: Rare collection of 36 traditional tales culled from the works of Perrault, d'Aulnoy, the Bros Grimm, fokelore and legend, here newly translated and re-written to create a pleasurable experience for British children by Dinah Craik. Including Beauty and the Beast, Snow-White, The Frog Prince, and many more.
The author: Dinah Maria Craik (born Dinah Maria Mulock, also often credited as Miss Mulock or Mrs. Craik) (20 April 1826 – 12 October 1887) was an English novelist and poet. She is best remembered for her novel John Halifax, Gentleman, which presents the mid-Victorian ideals of English middle-class life.
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