1890 Rare Book - William HAUFF's Longnose the Dwarf and Other Fairy Tales. Illustrated.
Author: William Hauff.
Title: Longnose the Dwarf and Other Fairy Tales. Illustrated with Wood Engravings.
Publisher: London, Richard Butterworth & Co., no date (circa 1890).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: 255 pages.
Binding: Attractive and good full-cloth decorated binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good content (tight, and clean, toning of pages - as shown, rare foxing and staining - as shown, upper corner of front free endpaper cut - as shown, gift note of a previous 1901 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the four beautiful full-page illustrations.
The book: Scarce and attractive edition of Hauff's Fairy Tales including: LONGNOSE THE DWARF, THE STORY OF LITTLE MOOK, HOW THE CALIPH BECAME A STORK, THE ADVENTURES OF SAID, THE HEART OF STONE and THE SILVER FLORIN.
The author: William Hauff (1802–1827) was a German poet and novelist best known for his fairy tales. Despite his short life, he left an impressive collection of works that have become classics in children's literature.
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