(NEWELL,PETER)illus. FAVORITE FAIRY TALES: the childhood choice of representative men and women. NY: Harper & Brothers 1907 (Oct. 1907). 8vo (6 1/4 x 9", white imitation vellum boards with gilt decoration, top edge gilt, xvix, 1-355p. The first 3 leaves with some foxing, soil in margin of 2 pages, near FINE IN DUST WRAPPER AND BOX! (box soiled and rubbed. 1st edition. 16 fairy tales were selected as childhood favorites by a variety of eminent people (Samuel Clemens, Henry James, Howard Pyle etc.) and illustrated by Newell with 16 wonderful tinted plates. Marvelous pictorial borders are on every page by Frances Bennett. This is a companion to Newell's Alice, Snark and Looking Glass, rare in the dust wrapper and box.

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