London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co Ltd, (1949); printed in Great Britain; green cloth with black pictorial stamp; pictorial endpapers, 8 colored plates, as issued,,30 b/w drawings in text, photo of Fairy Fountain; 164 pp. Juvenile hardback.
"You come on it in the cool of the dawning, or at nightfall when the bats are flying and the old cummers lay by their knitting... Tir nan Og, fair land of promise and of gathered dreams." Twenty-two Irish legends collected by Kathleen Foyle, each with a little summary in the Contents page, a nice touch.
CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; neat name, in jacket with light rubbing to edge and one inch tears on spine fold and slightly soiled back; unclipped 10/6. Item #11601