Titre : The Land of Long Ago, a Visit to Fairyland ...
Éditeur : New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. and London: Ernest Nister,  printed in Bavaria, #263, (dark green replaced endpapers), cream pictorial covered boards with rounded corners, illustrated with five child nursery rhyme characters, Little Miss Muffet, etc. in a meadow, and toy soldiers on front, plain back, dark green leatherette spine, little sepia pictures on every page of text; includes 6 three dimensional fairy tale scenes in colour with die-cut characters and scenery; oblong 32x26.5 cm, 12,5x10.25; c.28 pp.
Date d'édition : 1898
Illustrateur : /E. Stuart Hardy [and E. Heatly], pen and ink illustrations.
CONDITION: Good Plus; no names or other marks, top board lightly scratched all over, paper worn through in a few small spots, bottom board grubby and deeply scratched, extremities moderately worn; without disturbing original spine, a professional conservator has reinforced some pages at gutter and replaced the endpapers; flip-down platforms of pop-ups slightly dog-eared at gutter from closing, darkened pages smudged throughout; all pop-ups in excellent condition, nothing torn, wrinkled, missing or unattached, and very bright. Play Book Pop-Up Humpty Dumpty escorts two children to the other side of a high brick wall at the bottom of the garden and into fairyland, where nursery rhyme and story characters await. Beautiful scenes can be let down to show Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, The Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, There Was an Old Woman, and Beauty and the Beast. (Hunt p. 337) The pop-up mechanisms are designed so that young children can operate them. ABE Heritage Seller since 1996; conservative AB condition grading. We ship all our books in cardboard protection. International shipping. /E. Stuart Hardy [and E. Heatly], pen and ink illustrations. N° de réf. du libraire 20312
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EIN: 91 1816469
ABN: Columbia Basin Books
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