1933 Scarce First Edition - The Fairy Alphabet as Used by Merlin illustrated by Elizabeth MacKinstry.
Regular price $400 USD
Title: The Fairy Alphabet as Used by Merlin written & drawn by R. MacKinstry.
Publisher: New York, The Viking Press, 1933. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9.5 " X 7 ".
Pages: Unpaginated (pages printed on one side only).
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine original publisher Gift Edition illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good, near fine content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful alphabet full-page drawings by Elizabeth MacKinstry.
Estimate: (USD 500 - USD 800)
The book: A rare and beautifully preserved first edition of "The Fairy Alphabet as Used by Merlin," a whimsical and enchanting journey through the alphabet, uniquely interpreted through the lens of fairy lore and legend. Each letter is accompanied by an exquisitely rendered illustration, adding layers of charm and enchantment to the reading experience.
The author & illustrator: Elizabeth MacKinstry (1888-1956) was an American artist, teacher, illustrator and author of children's books. Born in Michigan, she studied in Paris and later taught at the University of Illinois. She is well-known for her delicate and detailed illustrations which often feature fairy-tale and folklore themes.
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1933 Scarce First Edition - The Fairy Alphabet as Used by Merlin illustrated by Elizabeth MacKinstry. Price List