Title: The Big Book of Fairy Tales
Author: Walter Jerrold (ed.), Charles Robinson (illus.)
Publisher: Blackie and Son, 1911. 1st edition. Scarce.
Condition: Decorative cloth, with considerable wear. Cover worn, spine faded and fraying. Pencil marks to illustrated endpapers, foxing to first few pages. Text clean, binding sagging but more or less tight.
About the book:
A scarce 1st edition copy of a well-illustrated book. Contains 12 colour plates, 16 black and red plates, 6 black and white plates, and black and white in-text illustrations on almost every page. Stories include Cinderella, , The Ugly Duckling, Aladdin, Hansel and Grethel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, and other popular tales.