[FAIRY TALES] FAULDING, G.M. (author). Walter P. STARMER (illustrator). Old Man's Beard and Other Tales. London, J.M. Dent & Co. 1909.
8vo. Original blue publisher's cloth, with title and pictorial decoration in gilt, black, red and white to spine and upper board; top edges gilt, other untrimmed; pp. xi + 183 + [iii] + [vi] publisher's catalogue; with 4 colour plates and 45 black and white illustrations by Starmer; some unavoidable offset browning to endpapers and a few speckles to untrimmed fore-edges but otherwise fine; internally remarkably clean.
First edition. A collection of seven fairy tales including The Wonderful History of the Squidgicumsquees and Fairy Bugles.