GOBLE, Warwick (illustrator). Giambattista BASILE (author). E.F. STRANGE (editor). Stories From The Pentamerone. London, Macmillan And Co., Limited. 1911.
Imperial 8vo. Original red cloth blocked and lettered in glt to upper board, olivine edges; pp. [xii] + 303 + [i]; illustrated with 32 fine and beautiful coloured plates protected by captioned guards; an attractive copy with mild and just slightly mottled fading to spine, with a small area of shadowed discoloration to lower board; internally fine and clean bar some offset browning to pastedowns and a neat gift inscription, dated 1937, to front free endpaper.
First edition illustrated by Goble. A collection of folk tales collected from Crete and Venice, first published in Naples in the seventeenth century.