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At the Back of the North Wind; The Princess and the Goblin; The Princess and Curdie. [ Illustrated by Arthur Hughes and James Allen. ]. By George MacDonald. LONDON : 1979. HARDBACK in JACKET.

At the Back of the North Wind; The Princess and the Goblin; The Princess and Curdie. [ Illustrated by Arthur Hughes and James Allen. ]. By George MacDonald. LONDON : 1979. HARDBACK in JACKET.

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At the Back of the North Wind; The Princess and the Goblin; The Princess and Curdie. [ Illustrated by Arthur Hughes and James Allen. ]. By George MacDonald. LONDON : 1979. HARDBACK in JACKET.

by MacDONALD, George (1824-1905)

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9780706410549
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London, Glasgow and Bombay: Octopus Books Ltd. , 1979. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Large Octavo. Illustrated by Arthur Hughes and James Allen.. FIRST EDITION THUS. LONDON : 1979. 3 volumes in 1: At the Back of the North Wind; The Princess and the Goblin; The Princess and Curdie (complete and unabridged). Hardback. Frontispiece; Hughes & Allen illustrations in black and white. Dark-blue cloth. Spine and cover lettered in gilt. Dark-blue pictorial dust-jacket. Pictorial end-papers. No owner name or internal markings. Bright and internally clean and tight. NEAR FINE in like jacket; now in a clear protective sleeve. 621 pages. This MacDonald title is scarce in this binding. See Shaberman; Bibliography no. 89 etc., Lg.8vo. **Will be well-packed for posting/shipping**. [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Cumberland, GKC, Inklings, Keswick, Literature, MacDonald, Rarities, Theology and History. ].

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At the Back of the North Wind is a children's book by George MacDonald. It was serialized in the children's magazine Good Words for the Young beginning in 1868 and was published in book form in 1871. It is a fantasy centered around a boy named Diamond and his adventures with the North Wind. Diamond travels together with the mysterious Lady North Wind through the nights.

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Title
At the Back of the North Wind; The Princess and the Goblin; The Princess and Curdie. [ Illustrated by Arthur Hughes and James Allen. ]. By George MacDonald. LONDON : 1979. HARDBACK in JACKET.
Author
MacDONALD, George (1824-1905)
Illustrator
Illustrated by Arthur Hughes and James Allen.
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 10
0706410548
ISBN 13
9780706410549
Publisher
Octopus Books Ltd.
Place of Publication
London, Glasgow and Bombay
Date Published
1979
Size
Large Octavo
Keywords
Talwin Morris Designer, Glasgow Style, Blackie's Library of Famous Books Contes de fe?es. fairy tales. Fairy tales. Fiction in English, 1837-1900 - Texts Genre Children's stories. Fiction Fiction. Illustrated Fairy tales.

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