[FAIRY TALE]. NEILL, John R. (illustrator). Carl H. GRABO (author). Peter And The Princess. Chicago; The Reilly & Lee Co. 1920.
Small 4to. Original dark green linen-grained cloth panelled and lettered in gilt with large onlaid pictorial plate to upper cover, top edge gilt, pictorial blue endpapers; pp. [x], 11-243; with pictorial title and 8 other fine and exquisite coloured fantasy plates guarded by tissues captioned in red and double-page pictorial endpapers (included in the plate list); a very attractive copy in bright, fresh, condition with light rubbing to spine extremities and corner tips; internally extremely clean.
First edition. A delightful fairy tale, with glorious plates by the principal illustrator of Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz series. John Rea Neill (1877 - 1943) produced artwork for more than forty stories set in the Land of Oz including titles by L. Frank Baum, Ruth Plumly Thompson, and three which he wrote himself.