TWO OLD TALES RETOLD. Illustrated by Hubert Paton.
Edinburgh: Banks & Co, 1889. 110 pages. Illustrated throughout. Original decorative paper-covered boards. 231 x 192 mm. First edition. Endpapers lightly browned; front inner joint cracked but firm; else a very good, clean copy of a rare work. The two tales are Beauty and the Beast and Jack the Giant-Killer. Mona Noel Paton (1860-1928) was the daughter of the artist, Joseph Noel Paton, The book is illustrated by Mona’s first cousin, the artist and sculptor Waller Hubert Paton (1863-1940).