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Detailed Information for Seller's item number: 12108
In Powder and Crinoline: Old Fairy Tales.
Author: Quiller-Couch, Arthur; illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton, No date [1913].

First Edition LIMITED EDITION, #151 OF 500 COPIES, SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR. Quarto in full green vellum decorated in gilt. 163 [164] pages. Illustrated by 26 tipped in color plates by Kay Nielsen with captioned tissue guards (the trade edition had 24). Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. This was the Danish illustrator's first book upon moving to England in 1911 and the idea and design were his. Dalby, Golden Age, p. 89-90. Horne, p. 334. The style is suggestive of the Middle East, but very original. This production is sumptuous. The untrimmed edges are a bit soiled; the endpapers are lightly soiled and very lightly foxed; the front fixed endpaper is rippled at the edge from the bowing to the front cover. While this bowing is moderately severe, this behavior is typical in this dry climate. The vellum may very well relax a bit in higher humidity. The covers are lightly extremity worn; the front cover has two dime-sized spots of fading (source unknown), and the back cover has some surface scratches and a deeper scratch (more likely a bump) of about an inch long. Otherwise a clean, sound copy. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

Price: US$4,750.00. Quantity available: 1.
 Appr.: | AUD 5,107.53 CAD 5,163.04 EUR 3,544.78 GBP 2,835.82 JPY 475000 MXN 59375 ZAR 51075 

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Seller and Location:
   Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB
1428 South Broadway
Denver, Colorado
80210 United States
Phone: 303.756.5821, Fax: NA; Toll Free 1-866-425-5225
Website: http://www.gcbooks.com/
Email: books@gcbooks.com

Seller's item number:
12108

Seller's Terms of Sale:
We accept check or Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover; PayPal; Billing to libraries and educational institutions; 30 day return for any reason and we pay pay postage both ways;
Media Mail shipping & handling $4.50 1st book; additional, $1.50 each; Priority shipping & handling $8.95 1st book; additional, $2.00 each; International shipping at cost. The shipping charge shown with your order assumes an over-sized book. If shipping is less, we will charge less. If shipping is more, we will contact you for approval. Surface mail is no longer available from the US. Postal regulations now require all international packages to be shipped by airmail. All jackets in Brodart covers. We will gift wrap and enclose your personal message. US Toll Free 1-866-425-5225.

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