The Scottish Fairy Book

[SCOTTISH FAIRY TALES]. GRIERSON, Elizabeth W. (editor). Morris Meredith WILLIAMS (illustrator). The Scottish Fairy Book.

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[SCOTTISH FAIRY TALES]. GRIERSON, Elizabeth W. (editor). Morris Meredith WILLIAMS (illustrator). The Scottish Fairy Book. London; T. Fisher Unwin. [1911].

8vo. Original rich red cloth elaborately and decoratively blocked in green, brown, white and gilt to spine and upper board, top edges olivine, grey pictorial endpapers; pp. [xiii] + 382 + [ii]; with pictorial title-page in red and black, a full colour frontispiece, vignettes and full-page plates throughout in line, and a host of headings, historiated initials, and other decorations in red; an uncommonly bright, and clean, copy with small knocking to bottom forecorners, slim lateral fading to head of spine (to a depth of 15mm) and in a small semi-circular area to heel, with light dusting to fore-, and lower, edges of book block, internally fresh with slight cracking to hinges and occasional very mild foxing.
First edition. A collection of forty traditional Scottish tales for young and old.

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