Thackeray, William Makepeace.
Title THE ROSE & THE RING or THE HISTORY OF PRINCE GIGLIO & PRINCE BULBO.
Binding Hard Cover
Publisher Frederick A. Stokes Co. [New York]. No date. [Circa 1910].
Seller ID 99-0084
159pp. 8vo. Olive green cloth with an illustration of a man in 18th C. dress in blue, brown & white on both the cover & the spine; both also have lettering in white within scrolls. Illustrated endpapers, tissue-guarded frontispiece in full color + 13 other plates with green-tinted black line drawings, 30 b/w cuts scattered throughout the text, & a b/w illustration on the title page Humorously illustrated by Gordon Browne (English illustrator, 1858 - 1932). Title page includes the further subtitle: 'A fireside pantomime for great and small children, by Mr. M. A. Titmarsh (W. M. Thackeray)'. A burlesque fairy tale. Previous owner's name unobtrusively embossed at the top of the front free endpaper & short-title page, covers a little dull with minor wear o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket.
Children's Fairy Tales Gordon Browne