The Book of the Flower Fairies First Edition 1927
The Book of the Flower Fairies by Cicely M. Barker is not dated but is the 1927 first edition book for sale. This is the omnibus book of three of her previous works that included Flower Fairies of the Spring, Flower Fairies of the Summer, and Flower Fairies of the Autumn. The original green binding has gilt lettering and decoration to the front board and gilt lettering to the spine. The binding is in Very Good + condition being exceptionally clean but with a small wear mark to the top of the spine, wear to the top and bottom of the spine and a small white mark to the back board.
There are numerous poems and colour plates of fairies by Cicely M. Barker. The plates are in Fine condition.
There are 92 numbered pages that are exceptionally clean and bright, with an inscription in pencil to the Half Title Page, light and occasional spotting to the pages that are barely noticeable.
This is a very collectable and desirable fairy book.