New York: Looking Glass Library (Random House) #24, 1948. H. R. Millar. Reprinted Edition illustrated by H. R. Millar. Cloth. Small 8vo, yellow pictorial cloth with H.R. Millar illustration of seven children and a dragon; the illustration is repeated on the archivally-protected pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped), illustrated with several full page & in-text B&W drawings by H. R. Millar, 189 pages +  About the Author +  List of Looking Glass Library books. Fine / Near Fine. Item #4344
Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 1858 – 1924) was an English author and poet; she published more than 60 books for children under the name of E. Nesbit. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society. Nesbit here offers eight classic tales of dragons from fire-breathers to ice dragons.
THE BOOK OF DRAGONS first appeared in The Strand magazine 1899; then as a book in 1901.
SUPERIOR CONDITION: tight, unmarked, in a bright, striking pictorial dust jacket. The price-clipped dj has slight wear and traces of soil with a "V" 3/8" chip at the top of the rear panel.