RARE 1928 'The Fairy Shoemaker', Poetry, First Edition, Boris Artzybasheff, Art Prints, Fairy Tales, Walter de la Mare, William AllinghamRARE 1928 'The Fairy Shoemaker', Poetry, First Edition, Boris Artzybasheff, Art Prints, Fairy Tales, Walter de la Mare, William AllinghamRARE 1928 'The Fairy Shoemaker', Poetry, First Edition, Boris Artzybasheff, Art Prints, Fairy Tales, Walter de la Mare, William AllinghamRARE 1928 'The Fairy Shoemaker', Poetry, First Edition, Boris Artzybasheff, Art Prints, Fairy Tales, Walter de la Mare, William AllinghamRARE 1928 'The Fairy Shoemaker', Poetry, First Edition, Boris Artzybasheff, Art Prints, Fairy Tales, Walter de la Mare, William AllinghamRARE 1928 'The Fairy Shoemaker', Poetry, First Edition, Boris Artzybasheff, Art Prints, Fairy Tales, Walter de la Mare, William AllinghamRARE 1928 'The Fairy Shoemaker', Poetry, First Edition, Boris Artzybasheff, Art Prints, Fairy Tales, Walter de la Mare, William AllinghamRARE 1928 'The Fairy Shoemaker', Poetry, First Edition, Boris Artzybasheff, Art Prints, Fairy Tales, Walter de la Mare, William Allingham

This out-of-print masterpiece is a prestigious Newbery Honor Medal winner!!

Collector's 1928 first edition, first printing children's antiquarian hardcover book - The Fairy Shoemaker And Other Fairy Poems. SUPERB Boris Artzybasheff art!

Enchanting collection of five fairy tales in poem form by literary greats: William Allingham, Walter de la Mare and Matthew Arnold. Extraordinary illustrations; woodblock prints by award winning artist Boris Artzybasheff. Numerous brilliant full page & double page black & white plates.

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, Copyright, 1928 first edition, on copyright page: set up and electrotyped, published October, 1928, true first printing. No ISBN. Not ex-library.

Poetry and Stories: The Fairy Shoemaker & Fairies by William Allingham, Sleepy Head & Berries by Walter de la Mare, and The Forsaken Merman by Matthew Arnold. Come visit a magical fantasy world of fairies, leprechaun, elves & Kings. Animals of every kind in these kingdoms: Cat, Dog, Snake, Fish, Serpent & more.

Boris Artzybasheff's artwork is recognized world wide. Born in Russia, came to US in early 1900s. Created over 200 covers for TIME magazine, World War II drew charts, maps, graphs and insignia for US State Department.

Hardcover, green cloth boards, iridescent cloth striped pattern & gilt, yellow endpapers. Illustrations MINT. 144 ivory cardstock pages, 8" x 6". Binding tight. Fine vintage condition overall. Pages fine/bright/crisp/clean/ffep inscription. Cover near fine/excellent/bright/clean/light general shelfwear. We cannot believe how bright and beautiful pages are; incredible condition for almost an antique.

Do not pass up this very rare collector's gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!

ITEM ID
BK2306
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

RARE 1928 'The Fairy Shoemaker', Poetry, First Edition, Boris Artzybasheff, Art Prints, Fairy Tales, Walter de la Mare, William Allingham

$175 $245 SALE

Add to Cart
Email Shop Owner

4 other shoppers are interested in this item


    Antiquarian & Vintage Books, Artisan Jewelry, Fine Art & Quality Collectibles
    EXTRAORDINARY Vintage & Antiques. Check often to see our fabulous new items!!

    since 2007

    calculating shipping...


    Tapestry Collectibles, Books & Jewelry


    Beth
    New England , MA Platinum Platinum Ruby Lane Exclusive since 2007