[FAIRIES] TARRANT, Margaret (illustrator). Marion ST. JOHN WEBB (author). The Insect Fairies. London, The Modern Art Society Ltd. Circa 1928.
8vo. Original white textured boards lettered in blue with onlaid pictorial label to upper cover, decorated endpapers in blue, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper with additional coloured plate to upper panel which does not appear within; pp. [iv], 5-42; vignettes and borders throughout in blue; 6 fine mounted coloured fairy plates; a very good copy indeed with overall mild toning, internally fine, with "Book belongs to …" uncompleted; dustwrapper dusted with small chipping to spine ends and corners, a couple of short closed edge tears (longest 12mm) and fraying to upper edge of lower panel.
Very early edition with the dustwrapper listing 12 titles in the series including Orchard Fairies, Twilight Fairies and Heath Fairies which were published in 1928. All earlier titles appeared in 1925.