The Allies' Fairy Book
The Allies' Fairy Book

RACKHAM, Arthur (illustrator). Edmund GOSSE (introduction by). The Allies' Fairy Book.

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RACKHAM, Arthur (illustrator). Edmund GOSSE (introduction by). The Allies' Fairy Book. London, William Heinemann. [1916].

Square 8vo. Original mid-blue cloth stamped in black and gilt, pictorial endpapers; pp. [viii], ix-xxii + 121 + [i]; with 12 coloured plates guarded by captioned tissues and other decorations and line drawings; a clean and sharp copy with spine gilt bright and just small rubbing to spine ends and forecorners; internally clean throughout, one plate reinserted and trimmed a little short at the fore-edge margin and a small and neat ink inscription, dated 1923, to front free endpaper.
First edition. A collection of fairy tales to represent the Allied Nations in World War I including Portugal, Japan, Serbia; Belgium, France, Wales and Ireland.

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