[Sangorski & Sutcliffe (binding); children; Fiction; Adventure fiction; Ford, Henry J. (illustrations anD woodcuts)]; Lang, Andrew
Title THE RED TRUE STORY BOOK
Binding Half morocco
Book Condition fine
Publisher London Longmans, Green & Company 1895
Seller ID 1707
8vo(5” x 7¼”). pp. 419. Signed Sangorski & Sutcliffe half red morocco binding over a red, purple, brown and green floral paper. Spine with five raised bands with gold titles, English crown, rampant lions, the Scottish thistle and a sailing ship in the compartments, each surrounded by filigree. Includes frontis., 18 full page plates and 91 woodcuts in the the text all by Henry J. Ford. a.e.g. Thirty true stories written for children, drawn mainly drawn from European history. These includes the life of Joan of Arc and the Jacobite uprising of 1745.A fine copy.