UNDINE. Friedrich Heinrich Karl Fouque, Baron de la Motte.

UNDINE. London: Macmillan and Co. Limited. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1897. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [ix]x-xxiii [xxiv] [1-4] 5-203 [204], numerous illustrations by Rosie M. M. Pitman, original decorated blue cloth, t.e.g, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First printing of this illustrated edition. A very attractive edition of this classic with fine illustrations by Rosie M. M. Pitman, a children's book illustrator who flourished from the mid-1890s into the early twentieth century. "A charming Pre-Raphaelite evocation by this delightful but minor Edwardian." - Houfe, The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914, p. 174. Although uncredited, the translation is by Fanny E. Bunnett. Probably Morgan 1807 (but here pagination is given as xxiii, 293). Early owner's signature on front free endpaper. Cloth worn at corners, small stain on front cover, some foxing to endpapers and text leaves early and late, a sound, good copy. (#162107).

Price: $50.00

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