1900 Rare First Edition with Dust Jacket - A Christmas Fairy & Other Stories by John Strange Winter.
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Title: A Christmas Fairy by John Strange Winter and Other Stories by Frances E. Crompton and Mrs. Molesworth. With Twenty-Seven Illustrations.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company, 1900. First Edition.
Size: 8" X 6.5".
Pages: 47 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) in a near fine scarce dust jacket under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, light toning of endpapers - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 27 beautiful illustrations throughout.
The book: An enchanting first edition of "A Christmas Fairy & Other Stories", this collection brings together the works of renowned authors John Strange Winter, Frances E. Crompton, and Mrs. Molesworth. With heartwarming tales that resonate with the spirit of the season and beyond, this edition, especially in its rare dust jacket, is a collector's gem. The illustrations interspersed throughout add depth to the narratives, making each story a visual and literary delight.
The author: John Strange Winter was the pseudonym for Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard (1856 – 1911), an English author known for her romantic fiction. Frances E. Crompton, with her poetic prose, added charm to many a tale. Mrs. Molesworth, nee Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth (1839 – 1921), was a renowned English writer of children's stories, recognized for her ability to weave enchantment into her narratives.
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