1923 Rare Book - The Rose Fyleman Fairy Book Illustrated by Hilda T. Miller. First Edition.
Author : Poems by Rose Fyleman and Pictures by Hilda T. Miller
Title : The Rose Fyleman Fairy Book.
Publisher : London, Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1923. First edition.
Size : 10 "X 8 "
Pages : 102 pages. 12 mounted coloured fairy plates.
Binding : Attractive and very good full cloth binding (hinges fine, slightly soiled, worn and scuffed) in a protective removable mylar cover
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing - as shown)
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated with 12 beautiful mounted coloured fairy plates by Hilda T. Miller.
The book : Rare and Nice First edition of this volume with the magic illustrations by Hilda T. Miller, (1876-1939).
The author : Rose Amy Fyleman (1877–1957) was an English writer and poet, noted for her works on the fairy folk, for children. Her poem There are fairies at the bottom of our garden was set to music by English composer Liza Lehmann. Her Christmas carol Lift your hidden faces, set to a French carol tune, was included in the Anglican hymnal Songs of Praise (1931) as well as in the Hutterian Brotherhood's Songs of Light (1977).
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