1909 Scarce Book - OLD MAN'S BEARD and Other Fairy Tales by G.M. Faulding. Illustrated by Walter P. Starmer.
Author : G.M. Faulding (illustrated by Walter P. Starmer).
Title : OLD MAN'S BEARD and Other Tales.
Publisher : London, New York, J.M Dent & Co, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1909. First Edition.
Language : Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 6 ".
Pages : xi-183 pages plus 6 pages of adverts.
Binding : Very good and attractive original decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some browning to endpapers and a few very light small foxing spots to first and last pages - as shown).
Illustrations : Beautifully illustrated with four full page colour illustrations and many b/w illustrations,all present as listed by Walter P. Starmer.
The book : Rare and beautiful book of fairy tales.
The illustrator: Walter Percival Starmer (1877-1961) was an English artist, cartoonist, muralist, and stained glass designer. Starmer is best known for his murals at the church of St Jude-on-the-Hill at Hampstead Garden Suburb in north London.
Starmer was born in 1877. He studied art at the Norwich and Birmingham schools of art. He practiced as an artist, cartoonist, muralist, and stained glass designer. During the First World War he recorded the work of the YMCA on the Western Front.
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