THE KING AND QUEEN OF MOLLEBUSCH OR THE INDISPENSABLES ... The Authorized and Only English Edition. Translated from the German by Mary J. Safford. Boston: Brown and Company, 1899. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 1-124, six inserted plates, original decorated tan cloth, front panel stamped in orange and dark brown, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition in English. Literary fairy tale in which the imperious queen learns the value of humility. The supernatural plays a muted role, chiefly in the person of the Spirit of the Moor, a giant with writhing serpents for hair and a halo of fire. Reginald 04677. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Morgan 1316. A very good plus copy. (#133628).
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