The Happy Prince And Other Stories. Limited Signed Edition (1913)
Book ID: 62894
The Happy Prince And Other Stories. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. London: Duckworth & Co. 1913. New Edition, Reset. Publisher’s parchment boards title lettered in gilt with illustration of the’ Happy Prince’ stamped in gilt to upper cover, pictorial endpapers. Margins of boards lightly scuffed, contents bright & clean.
Limited Edition of 260 Copies (of which 250 were for sale) Signed by the Illustrator.
The first limited issue featuring Robinson’s magnificent illustrations. With 12 tipped-in plates in colour and captioned tissue guards as well as decorative pen and ink illustrations throughout the text. The stories include The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Devoted Friend, and The Remarkable Rocket.
A delightfully decorated printing of the classic collection of romantic fairy stories with Victorian moral undertones. [Mason 324].