1882 Scarce Victorian FAIRY Book ~ LOUISE CLARKSON FLY-AWAY FAIRIES AND BABY-BLOSSOMS. First Edition.
Author: Written and Illustrated by LOUISE CLARKSON.
Title: FLY-AWAY FAIRIES AND BABY-BLOSSOMS.
Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton and Co., and London, Griffith and Farran, 1882. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 11 "X 8 ".
Pages: Unpaginated (60) pages.
Binding: Attractive and good illustrated quarter cloth binding (hinges fine, overall worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good content (bright and tight, light foxing or staining - as shown, endpaper inner hinge worn but still tight, chip to the outer margin of the last endpaper = as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 2 color title pages and the 14 beautiful full-page color illustrations.
The book: Rare and attractive victorian edition of Clarkson's melding of words and Fairy images, this volume contains her well-noted poetry with 14 lovely chromolithograph illustrations.
The author: Louise Clarkson was active from 1877 to 1898, and was a well-known children's author and illustrator most noted for her vibrant use of color and details. She was an early pioneer of the Golden Age of Illustrations and she published most of her works under the name L. Clarkson. Many of her publications are books of children’s verse, which she illustrated herself.
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1882 Scarce Victorian FAIRY Book ~ LOUISE CLARKSON FLY-AWAY FAIRIES AND BABY-BLOSSOMS. First Edition. Price List