The World Wonderful; being The Story of the Travels and Perils …
MACGREGOR, A.G. (illustrator).  Charles SQUIRE (author). The World Wonderful; being The Story of the Travels and Perils of Four Brothers, Knights of Sicily etc.
MACGREGOR, A.G. (illustrator).  Charles SQUIRE (author). The World Wonderful; being The Story of the Travels and Perils of Four Brothers, Knights of Sicily etc.

MACGREGOR, A.G. (illustrator). Charles SQUIRE (author). The World Wonderful; being The Story of the Travels and Perils of Four Brothers, Knights of Sicily etc.

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MACGREGOR, A.G. (illustrator). Charles SQUIRE (author). The World Wonderful; being The Story of the Travels and Perils of Four Brothers, Knights of Sicily etc. London; David Nutt. 1898.

Small 4to. Original red pictorial cloth elaborately decorated in black and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed; pp. [vii], viii-x + [iv], [3]-201 + [16], publisher's catalogue; with 10 illustrations after wood-engravings, printed on Japon, and numerous other engraved chapter-headings, vignettes and decorations; an attractive copy with slight fading to spine and a tiny surface nick to cloth at tail; internally equally good with a negligible crease to first few leaves, one or two fox-spots, and a neat contemporary inscription, dated 1906, to front free endpaper.
First edition. Four 'coherent tales of fairy travel' (Preface) gleaned from ancient Greek and Latin works, with a debt to Herodotus, Strabo, Mela, Procopius and others.

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