Among the most sought after of childrens illustrations today is The Book of the Flower Fairies
by Cicely Mary Barker. "It was her Flower Fairies books that brought Cicely Mary Barker her greatest popular acclaim." Cicely Mary Barker and her Art, by Jane Laing.
Small 8vo. 5 1/2" x 7 1/4" overall measurement, green cloth binding in very good condition, no dust jacket, gold gilt lettering on cover and spine, 72 colored plates, light paper toning on text and plates, plates clean and bright, no foxing on text or plates, top and bottom of spine slightly bumped, spine lightly sunned, lower right corners slightly bumped, back board has several small shelving dents, hinge inside front cover starting needs reinforcement, previous owner bookplate inside front cover otherwise a very nice and clean copy in VG condition, early edition, c. 1927, Blackie & Son, Limited, London.
**These images are digitally watermarked, but the electronic watermarks do not appear on the actual prints. The shadowing that appears in some of the prints is a result of scanning the book and is not in the prints themselves.** Certificate of authenticity available at no extra charge upon request.