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SMITH, John
1836 1st Fairy Book Cinderella Sleeping Beauty Puss in Boots Woodcuts Perrault
New York: Harper & Bros, 1836. I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I can provide a link to many more photos. Just ask! 1836 1st Fairy Book Cinderella Sleeping Beauty Puss in Boots Woodcuts Perrault Joseph Alexander Adams was an American engraver and the first electrotyper in the United States. This book 'The Fairy Book' was written in hopes of re-popularizing old children's tales for, as the writer believed, the betterment of all people, not just children. The introduction is signed by a 'John Smith' with illustrations done by J. A. Adams, though it's unclear whether these are the same person. Nevertheless, this delightful first edition includes some of the most famous fairy tales of all time including, 'Little Red Riding Hood,' 'Blue Beard,' 'Sleeping Beauty,' 'Puss in Boots,' 'Cinderella,' 'Beauty and the Beast,' and more! This very rare 1st edition of 'The Fairy Book' includes 81 woodcuts by Adams. Item number: #11114 Price: $750 SMITH, John The fairy-book: illustrated with cuts on wood New York: Harper & Bros., (1836). First edition. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o [vi], xvi, 301, [4] o Illustrated throughout · Language: English · Binding: Leather; tight and secure · Size: ~7.5in X 6.5in (18.5cm x 16cm) · Very rare and desirable Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 11114. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Schilb Antique Books (schilb_antique_books) [Columbia, Missouri, United States]
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