A Fairy Garland: Being Fairy Tales from the Old French
DULAC, EDMUND, Illustrator
Cassell & Company, Limited1928
First Edition. Special Limited Edition. Bright copy in nearly fine condition. Signed limited first edition, number 364 of only 1000 copies signed by Dulac, wonderfully illustrated with 12 full-page color plates by him. Dulac was 'one of the central illustrators of the Edwardian period, a time when fantasy illustration reached a peak of sophistication. In this volume, Dulac illustrates, in a dozen beautiful color, full-page plates,complete. Eight fairy tales by Charles Perrault (including Puss in Boots)., Mme. d'Aulnoy and Count Anthony Hamilton. Quarto, original half vellum gilt, top edge gilt, uncut. Quarto. 23.5 x 29 cm. 251 pp. A lovely copy.