Title: Well-Loved Tales: Beauty and The Beast
Author: Vera Southgate
Illustrator: Robert Ayton
Publisher: Ladybird Books Ltd.
Book Condition: Good/Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: The classic tale of the beautiful daughter of a merchant, and how she fell in love with with a prince, cursed by a wicked fairy to look like a beast.
Beautiful colour illustrations throughout – many of which are full-page. Pastedowns and endpapers depict a tree with objects and characters from various fairy tales on its branches.
Matt pictorial boards. Minor wear along top and right-most edges of front cover (refer to image). Spine and upper corners bumped. Two, relatively minor, semi-circular stains on rear cover. A handful of pages have some very light localised stains, otherwise the book is in excellent internal condition. Ultra-tight binding.
This reprint dates from c.1982.
Measures 17.5 cm × 11.5 cm (7″ × 4.6″). 12mo. 51 pp.