The Way To Wonderland
The Way To Wonderland

SMITH, Jessie Willcox (illustrator). Helen M. BARTON (decorations by). Mary STEWART (author). The Way To Wonderland.

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SMITH, Jessie Willcox (illustrator). Helen M. BARTON (decorations by). Mary STEWART (author). The Way To Wonderland. London; Hodder And Stoughton. [1918].

4to. Original pictorial cloth prettily blocked in 3 colours of blue, pink, tan and gilt to spine and upper cover, top edges plain, others untrimmed, pictorial endpapers; pp. [viii], 3-146 + [i]; with a total of 6 mounted coloured plates by Smith, with captioned tissues, and black-and-white illustrations by Helen M. Barton; a nice copy with external marking, dusting, rubbing, and bruising to extremities, internally clean with some spotting, largely confined to endleaves, all plates fine, a closed edge tear (13mm) to lower margin of a text leaf, and a neat contemporary gift inscription, dated 1921, to front free endpaper; all plates fine.
First UK edition. A children's fantasy involving fairies and dragons and two young children, Billy and Polly.

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