WORTLEY, MARY STUART. THE STORY OF ZELINDA AND THE MONSTER - or - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. J.M. DENT & Co. London. 1895. Thin CHILDRENS BOOK. 7.5" x 9.75". 31 pages. Story re-told after the Old Italian Version and done into pictures by Mary Stuart Wortley, Countess of Lovelace. Book is in VERY GOOD- condition with cover having light green cloth binding with grey, red and green orange tree with still bright gilt crown in the middle of the illustration, black lettering on cover and spine. Book's spine tips and corners are bumped and gently worn with one 1/2" tear at top spine tip. Covers have some staining and spots and are sunned. Book's insides are tight, unmarked and bright with 10 illustrated plates still under original tissue guard! Book is in exceptional condition especially for 120 years old!!. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE STORY OF ZELINDA AND THE MONSTER
Publisher: J. M. Dent & Co
Publication Date: 1895
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description J.M. Dent & Co., London, 1895. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. Limited edition; 4to; 32 pages; illustrated with 12 full-page photogravure plates by Mary Stuart Wortley; hardback: original beige buckram, with bevelled edges; gilt titles and design of tree in planter on front cover; top edges gilt, others untrimmed; covers darkened, especially on spine, with a few light stains, and general dustiness, slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine, free endpapers rather browned, otherwise a very good and internally clean copy. No. 31 of a limited edition of just 50 copies printed on hand-made paper. Very scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 006575