The Fairy Book by D.M. Craik is for sale. The Fairy Book that has been superbly illustrated with 16 colour plates by Warwick Goble. The Fairy Book is the Second Edition and is illustrated by Warwick Goble and was published by Macmillan London in 1923.
The Fairy Book has the original publisher’s red boards that is decorated to the front board with a circular gilt decoration. The boards are in Good condition with wear and marks to the front, only slight to the back board, and wear to the top and bottom of the spine.
The Fairy Book has 25 fairytale stories that includes The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Jack the Giant Killer, Tom Thumb, Snow-White and Rose-Red, Jack and the Bean-Stalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, The Fair One With Golden Locks, The Frog-Prince, Little Snow Drop, and many more
The pages are in Good to Very Good condition with occasional foxing marks to the margins and edges.
The Fairy Book has 16 colour illustrations. All of the Warwick Goble plates are present and looking stunning with bright vivid colours, with the colour plate opposite page 30 loosely inserted and having a small marginal tear.