BARKER, Cicely Mary (author and illustrator). Flower Fairies of the Autumn. With the Nuts and Berries they bring. London And Glasgow; Blackie & Son Limited, circa 1934.
Small 8vo. Original brown checked boards with onlaid pictorial label to upper cover, pictorial blue endpapers, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. ; illustrated with 24 fine coloured fairy plates; externally near fine, internally very good with toning and some foxing to text stock only and occasional minor cracking, protected by an unclipped dustwrapper (1/6) with overall dust-soiling and rubbing, tiny nicking to spine ends, and slim and expertly laid paper strip edge-strengthening to the reverse.
Very early edition, with a loosely inserted publisher's flyer advertising Miss. Barker's Flower Fairy Song Books. The selection of autumn fairies includes the Wayfaring Tree Fairy; the Elderberry Fairy; the Sloe Fairy, and the Holly Fairy.