The Princess and The Goblin

by MacDonald, George

George Macdonald (1824-1905) was born at Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, where his father was a miller and his family Congregationalists. As a young man he was ordained a minister of the Congregational church but he resigned after a disagreement with his deacons over doctrine, and from 1853 he earned his living by lecturing and writing, often in poor health, which meant periodic travelling in search of purer air for his lungs. In 1851 he married Louisa Powell, with whom he spent a long and happy life, sadly ending in grief when three of his thirteen children died of tuberculosis and he suffered a stroke that deprived him of speech for his last five years. He was a prolific writer, yet it is his fantasies for children that have survived. The Princess and the Goblin was the second of these, published first as a serial in Good Words for the Young, a periodical of which he became editor for a short time in 1869. About a hundred years later W.H. Auden wrote, 'To me, George MacDonald's most extraordinary, and precious, gift is his ability, in all his stories, to create an atmosphere of goodness about which there is nothing phone or moralistic. Nothing is rarer in literature.'

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1871. MACDONALD, George. THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN. New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1871. First American edition of MacDonald's second full-length fairy tale, following At the Back of the North Wind, which had appeared in the preceding year. 30 wood-engraved illustrations by Arthur Hughes. Octavo. iv,315 pp. Publisher's green cloth binding with pictorial decorations on spine and front… Read more about this item
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London and New York: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd and E. P. Dutton & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Covers toned, usual library stamps and markings, . bookplate scar and hole on rear free endpaper, edges stained.. 1965. Hardcover. Eight color plates and numerous other black and white illustrations by Charles Folkard in this illustrated version of MacDonald's… Read more about this item
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Philadelphia: David McKay Company Publishers, 1920. First edition with illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith. Hardcover. Jessie Willcox Smith. 203pp. Quarto [24 cm] Tan cloth with gilt and blue ink stamped titles and borders on the spine and front cover, and an illustrated paper label mounted to the front cover. Top edge gilt. Pictorial endpapers by Jessie Willcox Smith. Very… Read more about this item
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J M Dent and Sons , 1949 . Hardback. . 8vo original decorative cloth with matching endpapers. Illustrated with line drawings and 8 colour plates by Charles Folkard. The picture on this listing page is of the actual book for sale. Fair hardback (light edgewear esp. to head and tail of spine, corners bumped, ownership sig. on verso of… Read more about this item
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New York: Everyman's Library, 1993. Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine. Arthur Hughes. 238pp. Octavo [21cm]. Blue cloth over boards, with gilt and black titles and details, and an illustrated label on the front board. Charming pictorial endpapers. Gilt and black on spine has begun to rub off. Black-and-white illustrations by Arthur Hughes.
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David Mckay, 1920. First edition with Jessie Wilcox Smith illustrations. Hardcover. good. Small quarto. 9 1/2' x 7". 203pp. Green cloth with color pictorial paste-on to front cover. Color pictorial endpapers and nine color plates by Jessie Wilcox Smith. Some scratching to front cover image. One of images has a two inch scratch to color plate. Sunned spine.… Read more about this item
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Collins, 1956. Hardcover. Good. 1956. First Edition Thus. 256 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth. Black and white illustrations throughout. Pages are moderately tanned with heavy foxing. Mild cracking to gutters, however binding remains firm. Boards have light edgewear with corner crushing and mild marking to boards. Heavy sunning to spine, which has mild crushing to ends. Book… Read more about this item
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Childrens Books, 1984. Book. Very Good. Wraps (soft-cover). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Some wear. Some wear. Creasing to spine. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat. 203p..
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London: Ark, 1979. A near Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which is not price clipped. Abridged by Jean Watson. In this new edition, Peter Wanes imaginative drawings blend fantasy and everyday realism and reflect the unique atmosphere of George MacDonald's story. Jean Watson has pruned some of the old-fashioned phrases and lengthy descriptions less suited to modern readers… Read more about this item
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London and New York Dent and Dutton, 1949, hardcover. Later printing 1965. With 8 color plates plus line drawings by Charles Folkard. -- Hardcover, printed cloth covers. Condition: very good (corners lightly bumped; outer blank pages foxed; two color plates have small discoloration in margin) with good-plus dust jacket (bright; chipped at spine tips and flaps; spine and… Read more about this item
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