|MacDONALD, George. Phantastes. A Faerie Romance. A New Edition with Twenty-Five Illustrations by John Bell. London: Chatto & Windus, 1894. 12mo, viii 280pp + 32 advts. Blue boards pictorially stamped in gilt, black and white, all edges blue. Blue and white patterned endpapers; 25 b&w illustrations. An internally bright copy with spine cocked and lightly rubbed, spine ends and corners bumped, and minute internal foxing with previous owner's name on half-title with date "Aug 3rd 1913".
First Illustrated Edition. A beautiful illustrated edition of this George MacDonald's brilliant allegorical novel. This is the first edition to contain the John Bell illustrations throughout, and contains a 32 page bound-in advertisement of Chatto & Windus books dated the year of the copyright, 1894.