Edmund Dulac My Days with the Fairies is for sale. This is the new and enlarged edition of Mrs Rodolph Stawell Fairies I Have Met illustrated by Edmund Dulac. This edition of My Days with the Fairies was published by Hodder and Stoughton in September 1920 and has 8 stunning Edmund Dulac colour illustrations.
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.
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.My Days with the Fairies has 169 numbered pages containing twelve chapters and 8 Edmund Dulac tipped-in colour plates. 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.
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.
Edmund Dulac My Days With The Fairies 1920