The Magic World by E. Nesbit
The Magic World is an influential collection of twelve short stories for children. The book is illustrated with full page black and white drawings by H. R. Millar and Gerald Spenser Pryce. Originally the fantasy stories were released in magazines such as Blackie’s Children’s Annual. The copy is in good to very good condition.
Original red cloth boards with bright gilt illustrated front cover and spine. The spine lettering is a little rubbed. Mark on front cover. Book sellers small stamp on front paste down. Tissue guarded frontis illustration. Lovely clean pages and contents are marred by weak hinge around page 215. Top edge of the pages are bright gilt. Crown 8vo. 280 printed pages with 2 pages of advertisements.