1915 Rare First Edition - Grandmother's Fairy Tales by Charles Robert Dumas Illustrated by Maurice Lalau.
Author: Charles Robert Dumas. (Translator, Pia Hewlett). (Illustrator, Maurice Lalau).
Title: Grandmother's Fairy Tales from the French of Charles Robert Dumas.
Publisher: London, William Heinemann, New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1915. First English Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 10 " X 8 ".
Pages: 115 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good gilt decorated original full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, upper corner of pages 34-35 repaired by a previous owner without affecting the text - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the nine wonderful full-page color plates and many black and white drawings within the text by Maurice Lalau.
The book: Scarce and Attractive First English Edition of Charles Robert Dumas' FAIRY TALES - GRANDMOTHER'S FAIRY TALES illustrated by Maurice Lalau. A rare find in any condition!
The illustrator: Maurice George-Élie Lalau is a French illustrator, and painter, born July 27, 1881, in Paris 9th and died in Paris 16th April 14, 1961.
He also used the pseudonym Maurice Manoile.
The author: Charles Louis Robert-Dumas, born January 4, 1875, in Paris and died August 19, 1946, in Reims, is a French writer. He is the author of children's stories and detective and spy novels. He published mainly under his name but also under the pseudonyms of Jean Mayeux and Charles Darelles.
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