1923 Rare First Edition - The Rose Fyleman Fairy Book Illustrated by Hilda T. Miller.
Author: Poems by Rose Fyleman and Pictures by Hilda T. Miller.
Title: The Rose Fyleman Fairy Book.
Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company, 1923. First US Edition.
Size: 9.5" X 7.5".
Pages: xiv-103 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original orange variant decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 12 beautiful mounted colored fairy plates by Hilda T. Miller and some black and white in-text illustrations.
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies in this orange variant available for sale worldwide).
The book: A beautiful first US edition of "The Rose Fyleman Fairy Book," published in 1923 by the George H. Doran Company, New York. This enchanting collection of fairy tales is made all the more special by the inclusion of twelve beautiful, mounted colored fairy plates by Hilda T. Miller, along with several black and white in-text illustrations. The book is a treasure trove of magical stories that capture the imagination and wonder of fairy tales.
The author: Rose Fyleman (1877–1957) was an English writer and poet, renowned for her children's literature and fairy tales. Her works often explore whimsical and fantastical themes, resonating with the innocence and curiosity of childhood. Fyleman's ability to create engaging, lyrical, and imaginative stories has made her a beloved figure in children's literature.
The illustrator: Hilda T. Miller was a notable illustrator of the early 20th century, celebrated for her ability to bring fairy tales and children's stories to life through her art. Her illustrations are characterized by their vibrant colors, detailed depictions, and the sense of wonder they evoke. Miller's work in "The Rose Fyleman Fairy Book" showcases her skill in creating a visual narrative that perfectly complements and enhances the charm of the stories.
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