1890 Rare Victorian Book - The OLD OLD FAIRY TALES by Mrs Valentine. Illustrated.
Author: Various (Madame D'Aulnoy, Perreault, Princesse de Beaumont). Collected and Edited by Mrs. Valentine (Laura Belinda Charlotte Jewry).
Title: The Old Old Fairy Tales. Collected and edited by Mrs. Valentine.
Publisher: London and New York, Frederick Warne and Co., no date (circa 1890). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: viii-566 pages.
Binding: Very good and attractive original illustrated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright and tight, some light foxing and staining - as shown, name of a previous 1900 owner on the second blank - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with a color frontispiece illustration and further beautiful full-page engraved illustrations.
The book: Scarce and attractive illustrated edition of those Fairy Tales by Madame D'Aulnoy, Charles Perreault, and the Princesse de Beaumont Collected and Edited by Mrs. Valentine.
The editor: Laura Belinda Charlotte Jewry (married name Laura Valentine, pen names Mrs. S. Valentine and Aunt Louisa; 1814–1899), was a Victorian English writer primarily known for her children's literature. Her work was often produced in children's series including Aunt Louisa's Toy Books, Aunt Louisa’s Big Picture Series, and The Young Folk's Shakespeare Series.
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1890 Rare Victorian Book - The OLD OLD FAIRY TALES by Mrs Valentine. Illustrated. Price List