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SYRETT, Netta.
The Garden of Delight. Fairy tales. Illustrated by Nellie Syrett.
Hurst & Blackett, Ltd. 1898. FIRST EDITION. Half title, front., plates. Orig. green cloth printed in black with an image of a woman and flowers, lettered in gilt, spine lettered in black; some v. faint watermarks to head of spine, rear hinge, & inner margin of back board. Booklabel of Eleanor Berkeley on leading pastedown. A v.g. attractive copy. Netta Syrett, 1865-1943, English teacher and novelist, and the niece of author Grant Allen. Syrett worked at the London Polytechnic School for Girls with Aubrey Beardsley's sister Mabel, who introduced her to her brother as well as fellow author Henry Harland. Nelli Syrett was Netta's younger sister, she did illustrations for Evelyn's Sharp's The Other Side of the Sun: Fairy Stories (1900), as well as for The Yellow Book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers [London, United Kingdom]
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