THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK. With numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford and G. P. Jacomb Hood.
London. Longmans, Green, and Co, 1889. Hardback. No dust-wrapper. xii, 390 pages. First edition. Large paper copy. Number 36 of a limited edition of 113 copies. Sometime rebound in half blue morocco, gilt over marbled boards. Fore-edges uncut. An unusually clean and handsome copy. This title, along with the other large-paper limited editions was issued originally in paper-covered boards. These often have not survived the test of time very well and usually are found in poor condition.