1914 Scarce privately printed Book ~ Lady Ann's Fairy Tales by Lady Catherine Henrietta Milnes Gaskell.
Author : Lady Catherine Henrietta Milnes Gaskell. (Maud Tindal Atkinson, illustrator).
Title : LADY ANN'S Fairy Tales.
Publisher : London, Printed for the author by Grant Richards Limited, 1914. First edition.
Language : Text in English.
Size : 10 "X 8 ".
Pages : 258 pages.
Binding : Attractive and very good gilt decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed, spine slightly darkened - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, some foxing and staining - as shown, last inner hinge slightly worn but still tight).
Illustrations : Complete with the 12 color full page illustrations by Maud Tindal Atkinson.
The book : Scarce book privately printed with a print dedication to "the young sons of my dear mistress the queen T.R.H Prince Henry and Prince George. With also a dedication in print to the St. Johns Ambulance Fund for the care of the sick and wounded." A rare find in any condition!
Content (Fairy Tales list):
- Pansy, or the Moor Queen
- The stranger Death
- The Ugly Princess
- Griselda or the Goose Girl
- The Boy Musician
- The Queens reward
- The King's quest
- The Shepherd Boy
- The white Swallo
- Haweis le Hardi
- Old Time and Trusty
- Sir John Poodle, Knight
- The Joy Child
The author: Lady Catherine Henrietta Milnes Gaskell (née Wallop) (1856-1935), Author; wife of Charles George Milnes Gaskell; daughter of 5th Earl of Portsmouth.
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