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VERKOCHT | 1930 | Flower Fairies of the Summer: Poems and Pictures by Cicely Mary Barker (103 x 139 mm)

Artikelnummer: BOE168

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Flower Fairies of the Summer: Poems and Pictures by Cicely Mary Barker

Blackie & Son Limited London and Glasgow - Printed in Great Britain


Cicely Mary Barker (28 June 1895 – 16 February 1973) was an English illustrator best known for a series of fantasy illustrations depicting fairies and flowers. Barker's art education began in girlhood with correspondence courses and instruction at the Croydon School of Art. Her earliest professional work included greeting cards and juvenile magazine illustrations, and her first book, Flower Fairies of the Spring, was published in 1923. Similar books were published in the following decades.

Relive the beauty and magic of Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies of the Summer. Since the publication of Cicely Mary Barker's first book in 1923, the Flower Fairies have been ethereal companions to readers around the world. Her charming poetry and delicate illustrations have sparked the imaginations of children for over ninety years and continue to inspire a lifelong love for fairies and all things magical.

London & Glasgow, Blackie, [ca. 1930], pp. [28], charming drawings and 24 beautiful colour-plates,  (103 x 139 mm), decorated boards with mounted colour-plate. 

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