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The Light Princess and Other Stories

£650.00

Product description

A very rare book. 1st edition. Original green cloth with red and black pattern & gilt lozenges with title and author. Spine darkened with edgewear especially at the head of the spine. Rear hinge strained with webbing showing but a tight copy. Original flower patterned endpapers. Slightly cocked, slightly dusty
This is Vol 8 of Works of Fancy and Imagination & there is titling page to this effect bound at the rear of the volume. Contents are : The Light Princess, The Giant's Heart, The Shadows

George MacDonald (10 December 1824 – 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. C. S. Lewis wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master". George MacDonald acted as a go-between for John Ruskin and Rose La Touche.

Item details

Added value:
rare book
Author(s):
George MacDonald
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
235
Publisher:
Strahan and Company
Title:
The Light Princess and Other Stories

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About this item

A very rare book. 1st edition. Original green cloth with red and black pattern & gilt lozenges with title and author. Spine darkened with edgewear especially at the head of the spine. Rear hinge strained with webbing showing but a tight copy. Original flower patterned endpapers. Slightly cocked, slightly dusty
This is Vol 8 of Works of Fancy and Imagination & there is titling page to this effect bound at the rear of the volume. Contents are : The Light Princess, The Giant's Heart, The Shadows

George MacDonald (10 December 1824 – 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. C. S. Lewis wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master". George MacDonald acted as a go-between for John Ruskin and Rose La Touche.

Added value:
rare book
Author(s):
George MacDonald
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
235
Publisher:
Strahan and Company
Title:
The Light Princess and Other Stories

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