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Blue Beard and Puss in Boots

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Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1895. Bound in tan cloth, stamped in gold. The first edition of this book in the series. Some toning to edges. Top edge gilt. Illustrated endsheets. Gilt title to spine, uncut edges. Remnant of red tying ribbon to boards. 51 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by R. Heighway. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: abookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5005739
  • Title: Blue Beard and Puss in Boots
  • Author: (no author)
  • Illustrator:R. Heighway
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1895
  • Keywords: Banbury Cross Series; Childrens
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's;
  • Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

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