1928 Rare Book -TWILIGHT FAIRIES by Marion St John Webb illustrated by Margaret Winifred Tarrant
Author : Marion St John Webb illustrated by Margaret Winifred Tarrant
Title : The Twilight Fairies
Publisher : London, Modern Art Society, No date (circa 1928; price, on spine, is 1s 6d). First thus.
Size : 6.5 "X 5 "
Pages : 43 pages
Dustjacket: Good dustjacket (small chips and tears) in a protective removable mylar cover. The jacket is whole and retains the original publisher's price of 2/- net replaced by 1s 6d - as shown).
Binding : Ggood full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed)
Content : Good content (bright and tight, usual foxing throughout as shown)
Illustrations : Complete with 6 tipped-in colour plates by Margaret W. Tarrant, as well as black and white illustrations by her
Estimate : (USD 150 - USD 200)
The book : Scarce book - Uncommon in any condition - by Marion St John Adcock Webb (5 December 1888 – 2 May 1930)-- an English writer of novels and poetry for children that presaged A. A. Milne, with her character "The Littlest One".
The illustrator : Margaret Winifred Tarrant (1888 – 29 July 1959) was an English illustrator, and children's author, specializing in depictions of fairy-like children and religious subjects. She began her career at the age of 20, and painted and published into the early 1950s. She was known for her children's books, postcards, calendars, and print reproductions.
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1928 Rare Book -TWILIGHT FAIRIES by Marion St John Webb illustrated by Margaret Winifred Tarrant Price List