The Book Of The Flower Fairies-by Cicely M. Barker-fairy-angels-cherubs
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The Book Of The Flower Fairies-by Cicely M. Barker-fairy-angels-cherubs:
This book is an early edition of "The Book of the Flower Fairies", by Cicely M. Barker. There is no year of printing present, but this is definitely an early edition, and i would say circa 1945. It is bound in green cloth hardback binding, with gilt decoration and lettering to front board and spine. It contains74 full page colour plates, which is all of the flower fairies, and of the spring, summer, autumn and winter. Printed and publishedin Great Britain by Blackie and Son, Ltd., Glasgow. With dimensions to the book of 7.5" x 6" x0.9" thick, and it weighs430g unpacked.
The condition is good,particularly the contents, which are very clean and bright throughout with no foxing, marking, loss or damage to pages or plates., and the text block is firm and secure with no missing, detached or loose pages. There is an ink inscription to the top right corner of first free endopaper (see pics).The binding is still bright, prominent and unfaded, and both boards are firmly attached with no splitting or weakness to inner or outer hinges. There is slight wear to corners and extremities, and a few small white marks to front cover (see pics), but generally this book is in good order as the pictures provided show.Refund is accepted if item is not as described or you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, with no questions asked.Insurance is automatically included in UK postage and overseas shipping costs. Uk buyers are covered for upto £46 by Second Class standard or Recorded Delivery, or for upto £500 by Special Next Day Delivery (cost £6.60). Overseas winning buyers are covered for upto £46 also (approx $73), by standard Airmail or Surface Mail services, but if any item exceeds this amount then additional costs will be required for enhanced insurance service (approx an additional $8). This applies to UK buyers also, and enhanced cover will always be required if an item exceeds standard service cover amount, and will always need to be adequately insured upto the amount of final sale value. Please check out my other antiquarian and collectible religious books selling currently on (see my other items). Good luck offerding if you decide to place one.