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Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt lettering and ‘Princess’ designs to spine and front. Top edge gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded. Corners bumped. Darkening to endpapers, neat inscription to front “Vera Doris Faire, from Aunt Mary, Xmas 1900.” Crack between front endpapers. Some light foxing spots and some darkening to page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 443pp. 4pp cat. With 24 b&w full-page illustrations. Collection of stories from English History by a variety of authors including Lord Lytton, Thomas Love Peacock, Froissart, Sir Walter Scott, Harrison Ainsworth, W.M.Thakeray, Fenimore Cooper and more.
Title: The Princess’s Story Book. Being historical stories collected out of English Romantic Literature in Illustration of the reigns of English Monarchs from the Conquest to Queen Victoria. Edited with an Introduction by George Laurence Gomme. Illustrated by Helen Stratton.
Publisher: London, Westminster, & New York, Archibald Constable and Co., & Longmans Green & Co., 1901 1st English Edition:
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Seller ID: 78699
Keywords: Childrens GEORGE LAURENCE GOMME, Princess’s Story Book, historical stories, English Romantic Literature, English Monarchs, Conquest, Queen Victoria, Illustrated, H.S.Banks, Lord Lytton, Thomas Love Peacock, Froissart, Sir Walter Scott, Harrison Ainsworth, W.M.Thakeray, Fenimore Cooper, 1901, 1st