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Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920

Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920

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Illustrator: Edmund Dulac

 

Author:Mrs Rodolph Stawell

 

Title: My Days with the Fairies

 

Year of Publication: September 1920

 

Edition: first edition

 

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton

 

Size of Book: 


Brief Details Of This Book:

 

The My Days with the Fairies original publisher’s binding consists of the front board with an elaborate elf Drop-of-Crystal taken from the Edmund Dulac colour plate tipped-in at page 86 illustrating The Fairies Who Changed Places. The spine is similarly illustrated by Edmund Dulac and features a cockerel.

 

This is the new and enlarged edition of Fairies I Have Met illustrated by Edmund Dulac, and is thus the first edition in this form.

 

My Days With The Fairies is a highly decorative book which has tan coloured textured front endpapers and rear endpapers, tan coloured textured Title Page, and the Edmund Dulac colour illustration plates are mounted on the same tan coloured textured thick paper within a red border, with each Edmund Dulac colour illustration being tipped-in and having their own illustrated captioned tissue guard.

 


Condition of the Binding:

 

The binding is in Very Good condition with corner knocks, wear to the edges and top and bottom of the spine, and slight fading to the spine.  This is a very attractive Edmund Dulac illustrated binding.

 

 

Condition of the Pages:

 

My Days with the Fairies has 169 numbered pages containing twelve chapters and 8 Edmund Dulac tipped-in colour plates.

 

The pages are in overall Very Good + condition with a small retailer’s label applied to the base of the front pastedown, a neat contemporary inscription to a blank leaf with a small owner’s bookplate pasted in, and the Frontispiece and Title Page joined together but partially detached from the book. All 8 of the Edmund Dulac colour illustrations are present with their captioned illustrated tissue guards and are in Fine condition.

 

 

Condition of the Plates:

 

My Days with the Fairies has 8 stunning Edmund Dulac colour illustrations that are in Fine condition.

 

 

Enlarged Images:

 

Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Front Board and Spine
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Front Board
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Spine
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Back Board
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Frontispiecve
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Title Page
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Colour Illustration 2
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Colour Illustration 3
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Colour Illustration 4
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Colour Illustration 5
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Colour Illustration 6
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Colour Illustration 7
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Colour Illustration 8
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920 Rear Endpapers