With time on our hands during the Coronavirus lockdown, we are reviewing the prices of some of our older stock and adjusting prices of books to ensure that they are the most attractive offering in the marketplace, as it is a reality of the antiquarian market for books that less expensive and mid-level material the trend has been inexorably downward, to the chagrin of booksellers and to the benefit of collectors.  Consequently, we have slashed prices anywhere between 20 percent and 60 percent of these books we have had listed for five years or more.  So we hope that anyone visiting the site might find something that might have become overpriced but now legitimately qualifies as a bargain.



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Title   Fairy Tales

Binding   Wraps

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition presumed

Publisher   Chicago N.K. Fairbank Company

Seller ID   004292

N.d., circa 1900. 8vo. 17.5 by 10.5 cm. Unpaginated, 24 pp. plus wraps. With 12 chromolithographic plates, in addition to other duotone illustrations, often underlaying the text. Adaptations of a few well-known Mother Goose nursery rhymes, but most of the doggeril is original verse, with pleasantly, and none to subtly, promotes the company's product. The fairy motif runs throughout both in the verse and the illustrations.

Price = 250.00 USD



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