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Goble: Pretty Set of Wings (Foiled Journal) (Flame Tree Notebooks #44) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 44 in the Flame Tree Notebooks series.

Description


Part of a series of exciting and luxurious Flame Tree Notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift.

This is one of Goble's illustrations for the 1909 edition of Charles Kingsley's masterpiece The Water Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby. It shows the fairies fitting a new pair of wings to a young girl. Kingley's story demonstrates the way that children's literature altered fairy traditions. The orphan Tom can only find happiness once he has died and been transformed into a water baby - a reversal of older folk tales where fairies were feared for stealing children away from their families.

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Designed and developed at Flame Tree Publishing, independent publisher and creator of fine, illustrated books, journals, notebooks, jigsaw puzzles and art calendars.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781783611881
ISBN-10: 178361188X
Publisher: Flame Tree Gift
Publication Date: August 1st, 2014
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Flame Tree Notebooks