The Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy Tales from the Old French. A. T. Quiller-Couch.

The Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy Tales from the Old French

New York and London: Hodder and Stoughton, c. 1915. Binding: Contemporary full red pebbled cloth. Very ornate decorative gilt border on top cover (tooled on bottom cover). Gilt text and decoration on top cover. Spine in five compartments of gilt bands. Gilt text on 2. Gilt ornamentation on 1, 3, 4, and 5. , Notes: A re-telling of four famous fairy tales: Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Blue Beard and Beauty and the Beast. Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863 – 1944) was a British writer who published using the pseudonym Q. Although a prolific novelist, he is remembered mainly for the monumental publication The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250–1900 (later extended to 1918) and for his literary criticism. Edmund Dulac (1882 – 1953) was a magazine illustrator, book illustrator and stamp designer. In 1905 he received his first commission to illustrate the novels of the Brontë Sisters. During World War I, Dulac produced relief books and when after the war the deluxe children's book market shrank he turned to magazine illustrations among other ventures. He designed banknotes during World War II and postage stamps, most notably those that heralded the beginning of Queen Elizabeth II's reign., Size: 4to (279x215mm). , Illustration: With a colour frontispiece and 29 colour illustrations by Edmund Dulac. , Category: Book Children; Book Literature. The book is in very good condition. Text and illustrations are clean and crisp. Item #B5354

Binding: Contemporary full red pebbled cloth. Very ornate decorative gilt border on top cover (tooled on bottom cover). Gilt text and decoration on top cover. Spine in five compartments of gilt bands. Gilt text on 2. Gilt ornamentation on 1, 3, 4, and 5. , Notes: A re-telling of four famous fairy tales: Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Blue Beard and Beauty and the Beast. Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863 – 1944) was a British writer who published using the pseudonym Q. Although a prolific novelist, he is remembered mainly for the monumental publication The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250–1900 (later extended to 1918) and for his literary criticism. Edmund Dulac (1882 – 1953) was a magazine illustrator, book illustrator and stamp designer. In 1905 he received his first commission to illustrate the novels of the Brontë Sisters. During World War I, Dulac produced relief books and when after the war the deluxe children's book market shrank he turned to magazine illustrations among other ventures. He designed banknotes during World War II and postage stamps, most notably those that heralded the beginning of Queen Elizabeth II's reign., Size: 4to (279x215mm). , Illustration: With a colour frontispiece and 29 colour illustrations by Edmund Dulac. , Category: Book Children; Book Literature.

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