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Goble: Pretty Set of Wings (Foiled Journal), Notebook / blank book Book

Goble: Pretty Set of Wings (Foiled Journal) Notebook / blank book

Part of 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.

Information

  • Format: Notebook / blank book
  • Pages: 176 pages, 1 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Stationery items
  • ISBN: 9781783611881

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