[AUSTRIAN FAIRY TALES] The Author of "Patranas; or, Spanish Stories," &c. [Rachel Harriette BUSK] (author). T. GREEN (illustrator). Household Stories from the Land of Hofer; or, Popular Myths of Tirol, including the Rose-Garden of King Lareyn. London: Griffith And Farran. 1871.
Thick 8vo. Publisher's forest green decorative cloth blocked in black, red, and gilt, plain edges; pp. iv + 420 + 32, publisher's catalogue; with engraved frontispiece with tissue-guard and 3 additional engraved plates; an attractive, sound, copy with 3 tiny holes to upper joint (1 or 2mm), some overall light rubbing with bruising, and tiny wear, to spine tail; internally generally clean and sound with lower inner hinge cracked, some light spotting to prelims, a 15mm closed tear to bottom edge of Contents leaf, and a few other minor marks; scarce.
First edition. An unusual collection of Tyrolean myths and fairy tales. Only 5 copies located on Copac (B.L.; Nat. Library of Scotland; UCL; Oxford; Genedlaethol Cymru). Only modern reprints listed in commerce at the time of cataloguing.