Thackeray, W.M.; re-illustrated by J.R. Monsell
Title THE ROSE & THE RING: Or the History of Prince Giglio & Prince Bulbo, A Fire Side Pantomime for Great & Small Children
Book Condition Very good: darkening and foxing to endsheets, tiny tear at rear inner hinge, pretty substantial dampstaining to upper front cover, offsetting to rear cover, fading to spine, a few tiny dots of foxing scattered within; no dust jacket.
Edition First edition thus. In full red cloth with gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine; square octavo.
Publisher London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Company, 1911.
Seller ID 50960.00
Thackeray's comic fairy tale, transcendantly rendered by Monsell in b&w full-page and intext art and 12 full-color plates tipped into colored artstock inserts; superbly realized, smartly produced; perhaps the most stylish rendition of Thackeray's whimsy.
Fairy Tales and Fables. Children's Literature. Illustrated Books. English Literature.