The fairy book :
the best popular fairy stories selected and rendered anew /
by the author of "John Halifax, gentleman" ; with coloured illustrations and ornamental borders by J.E. Rogers.
|Main Creator:||Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1826-1887, author, editor.|
Mrs. Craik, who was a successful novelist, first edited this collection for Macmillan's 'Golden Treasury Series', in 1863. It had ornamental initials, but no plates. The publisher, probably in response to the re-issue of the Cruikshank edition of Grimms' illustrator James Edward Rogers, and created a companion or rival collection of fairy tales for the nursery shelf.
Physical description: x, 368 pages,  leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 19 cm
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