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Paul Foster Books

Bindings, Art, 19th and 20th century first editions, Children's and Illustrated, General Antiquarian, Winston Churchill.



FIRST EDITION, first impression. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.1 inches). xvi, 321pp, 2pp publishers adverts at end. Illustrated with frontis and 22 full page mono plates and scores of smaller illustrations throughout the text by Ford. Publishers decorated yellow cloth binding with gilt illustration to the front board and spine, which is also lettered in gilt. All edges gilt. Black coated endpapers. A bright, clean better than very good copy internally. A nice tight copy with a very good binding showing some stains to the cloth but the gilt still vibrant and sharp. A superior copy of the fourth of Lang's colour Fairy books.