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Flower Fairies Of The Spring
Blackie & Son Limited, Great Britain 1923 - Cicely Mary Barker (28 June 1895 ¿ 16 February 1973) was an English illustrator best known for a series of fantasy illustrations depicting fairies and flowers. Barker's art education began in girlhood with correspondence courses and instruction at the Croydon School of Art. Her earliest professional work included greeting cards and juvenile magazine illustrations, and her first book, Flower Fairies of the Spring, was published in 1923. ~ CONDITION & DESCRIPTION: The original dustjacket houses this book, it has been price-clipped to the inner front prelim. Few very small chips to the corners and top and bottom of the spine. Lightly soiled in general. Couple of closed edge tears. Still vibrantly coloured. Now housed in a removable, plastic archival sleeve. ~ Paper boards are highly decorative. Has the 'Wood Sorrel Fairy' pasted to the front board. This illustration is in a beautifully clean condition. Light soiling and fading to the rear board. Fraying to the top of the spine. Few small bumps to edges. Firmly bound to the inner page block. ~ Beautifully illustrated endpages, front and rear are in a very good clean condition. There are no page numbers. There are 24 full page colour illustrations and 2 line drawings. Pages have occasional fox spot, otherwise they are beautifully clean throughout. All the pages are tightly bound. - Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Arabella's Beautiful Books]
Last Found On: 2014-08-08           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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