Set of 3 'Flower Fairies' Books, by Cicely Mary Barker - ca. 1950's-early 60's

Three matching volumes, Flower Fairies of the Garden, Spring, and Summer, written and illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker. Published by Blackie and Sons, London and Glasgow. Undated, but they were mine as a child, bought by my parents at a used book sale at my preschool in approx. 1964. All have beautiful pictorial front boards, and plain back boards. No dust jackets. All measure 4 3/8" by 6 7/8". All in Good to Very Good condition, all prints are bright and clear.

'Flower Fairies of the Garden' contains 24 color plates, with poems opposite. Some staining to back board (blue), minimal shelf wear, pages white and bright, spine sound. Corner fold to one page, no markings.

'Flower Fairies of the Spring' contains 24 color plates, with poems opposite. Fair shelf wear, back board staining, and a little water damage to back board (green). Ink stain and other stain to verso of front free endpaper, small stains on 3 poem pages. Pages white and bright, spine sound.

'Flower Fairies of the Summer' contains 24 color plates, with poems opposite. Minimal shelf wear and some staining to back board (orange). Pages are perfect, white and bright, no markings, spine is sound.

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