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Joseph Jacobs.
1894 Scarce LIMITED 1st ED #27/125 - More CELTIC FAIRY TALES by Joseph Jacobs.
David Nutt. 1894 Scarce LIMITED 1st EDITION. #27/125 - More CELTIC FAIRY TALES by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten. (description) Author: Joseph Jacobs (Selected and edited). Title: More Celtic Fairy Tales. Publisher: London: David Nutt, 1894. LIMITED FIRST EDITION. Number 27 of 125 copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the publisher, eight full-page plates, each appearing in two states! A rare find! Language: Text in English. Size : 10 " X 7 ". Pages: xii-234 pages. Binding: Attractive and near fine, finely bound half calf leather over marbled boards, gilt titles on red morocco squares to spine, top edge gilt (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. Content: Very good, near fine content (bright, tight, and clean, name of a previous owner on the first blank - as shown). Illustrations: Wonderfully illustrated by John D. Batten. Including eight full-page plates, each appearing in two states, each with a tissue guard, plus numerous in-text illustrations. Estimate: (USD 1000- USD 1250) The book: Attractive and scarce limited first edition to this sequel to Celtic Fairy Tales beautifully illustrated by John D. Batten. The 27th of 125 copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the publisher. The author: Joseph Jacobs (29 August 1854 - 30 January 1916) was an Australian folklorist, translator, literary critic, social scientist, historian, and writer of English literature who became a notable collector and publisher of English folklore. His work went on to popularize some of the world's best-known versions of English fairy tales including "J … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Martin Frenette bibliophile (mflibra) [Montreal, Quebec, Canada]
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