Philip, Neil: THE LITTLE PEOPLE : Stories of Fairies, Pixies, and Other Small Folk
Book Number: 011596
Harry N Abrams New York 2002 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 115pp., colour art illustrations (credited) throughout, plus colour line-drawn illustrations by Jacqueline Mair, illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Richard Doyle), loose-plastic protected dusjacket very good+. From the jacket flap: "Lavishly illustrated, this lively survey of the little people is packed with intriguing tales about all kinds of fairy creatures, from fairy queens, elves, and brownies, to lutins, mermaids, dwarfs and trolls. Along with these tales are sumptuous images of the fairy world by artists such as William Blake, Richard Dadd, John Anster Fitzgerald, and Richard Doyle, supplemented with newly commissioned drawings by Jacqueline Mair." Includes Bibliography, and A Glossary of Fairies. Book weight approx. 730g.