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Book: A Real Queen's Fairy Tales by the Queen of Romania
Presented is this very interesting book written by a former queen of Romania, Carmen Sylva Elizabeth. It was written in 1901 and translated by Miss Edith Hopkirk. illustrated by Harold Nelson and A. Garth Jones. It has 229 pages and 24 very lovely illustrations.
The author was a German princess who married Prince Charles of Hohenzollern who became the ruler of Romania. Stories included in this volume are The Little Champion, Carma the Harp-Girl, T he Little People, A Helpful Queen, Hans' Adventure with the Shadows, The Swan Lake, Stand Who Goes There?, After the Concert, A Festival of Heaven, The Reign of Silence, A Revolution in the Dictionary, Carmen Sylva.
Condition: Cover is embossed and has rubs on letters, wear on corners. Spin has a tear and shelf wear. Pages are basically in good condition, but a few light stains that do not affect text. End page has signature and date (Olive, Christmas from Mamie 1908.) Stitched binding with a few pages slightly pulled away, but not out. Book is intact and holding. All in all in good condition for such an old book. It has been well read.
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