Item #302013 THE CATSKILL FAIRIES. Illustrated by Alfred Fredericks. Alfred FREDERICKS, Virginia W. JOHNSON.

THE CATSKILL FAIRIES. Illustrated by Alfred Fredericks.

London: Kegan Paul & Co., 1 Paternoster Square. 1881. First British Edition. Hardcover. First UK Edition. Large octavo, original red pictorial cloth stamped in black and titled in gilt on spine and front panel, publisher's device in black on rear cover. Black coated endpapers. Frontispiece and plates, illustrations in the text. 163 pp. Issued in late 1880, as evidenced by an inscription in ink dated Christmas, 1880. Some minor dust-soiling to the cloth, tiny snag on rear external hinge at spine; a very good clean copy. Very Good. Item #302013

¶ Juvenile fantasy. A young boy is left alone at his grandfather's farm in the catskill Mountains, various objects come alive telling him various adventures and stories of fairies & sprites. The US edition was first issued by Harper in 1876, this later UK edition is much scarcer.

Price (USD): $125.00