Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott and Co. (1924); translated by Elizabeth P. Stork; red cloth with gold titles and ruling, large plate of Cecily talking with her dog Ami, who wears a mob cap; pink endpapers with magical circus parade; 8 appealing colored plates including frontis, as issued; 298 pp. Juvenile hardback.
Pictures with Kay's odd charm about a little circus girl who has a trapeze accident and stays behind under the care of a widow and her son. Her friends call her Elf Goldenhair since she is as light as a fairy queen, but her wildness is too much for the village and she is sent away to school. By a German children's novelist of the second half of the 1900's century, who wrote fairy tales and many books for adolescent girls.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus; 1924/5 owner name in ink on the verso; small pull tears on fep from owner label and binder's glue; tight and very clean both boards and pages, with bright gilt on boards, a bit duller on spine, with some pinhead sized white spots on boards and plate. Item #19883