IN FAIRY LAND: A series of Pictures from the Elf-world by Richard Doyle. With a poem by William Allingham. A facsimile reprint from the Osborne Collection of early children’s books.
Bodley Head, 1981. 62 pages. Illustrated in colour. Folio. Green cloth gilt with a cardboard slipcase. Slipcase has a few marks. The book is fine/as new. This book was first published in 1870, and is considered to be one of the finest children’s books of the 19th century. This facsimile, whilst not matching the grandeur of the original colour printing, is an excellent substitute for a book that has become very expensive and difficult to procure in fine condition.