Item #20086 A Fairy Garland, being Fairy Tales From the Old French. Charles Perrault, Mme d'Aulnoy, Anthony Hamilton.
A Fairy Garland, being Fairy Tales From the Old French.
A Fairy Garland, being Fairy Tales From the Old French.
A Fairy Garland, being Fairy Tales From the Old French.
A Fairy Garland, being Fairy Tales From the Old French.
A Fairy Garland, being Fairy Tales From the Old French.
A Fairy Garland, being Fairy Tales From the Old French.
/Edmund Dulac, illustrator.

A Fairy Garland, being Fairy Tales From the Old French.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, "First Published 1929, 1st printing US trade edition (Hughey 74b); blue cloth with gilt titles, tinted top edge, 12 colour plates with blindstamped borders by Dulac, all present, as issued, in thick, orange, all over gold-veined jacket with blue pasted on title plates on top and spine; 7.2x9.6", 251 pp. Juvenile hardback.

Introducing this book is a familiar 17th c poem, sung by Queen Mab, here called The Fairy Song,."for all this place is fairy ground." Following are eight tales: Perrault, Riquet with the Tuft, Puss in Boots; Mme. D'Aulnoy, Bablet, Green Dragon, Fortunata, The Blue Bird, Princess Rosetta; and last Mayblossom by Count Anthony Hamilton. With lovely Dulac plates on matte paper with blindstamped borders.

CONDITION: Very Good Plus with Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, straight, sharp corners, text and plates very clean and flat, light rubs to extrems, small scrape on bottom board edge; in bright jacket edgeworn all around, 3/4" closed tear at spine foot; blue jacket plate with neat edges but illegible gilt titles; darkened spine with foxed faded label. Item #20086

Price: $300.00

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