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The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies. by Cicely Mary Barker - First Edition Thus (2002), First Printing indicated by a complet - 2002. - from Black Cat Hill Books and Biblio.com

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The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies.

by Cicely Mary Barker

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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, UK Penguin Group: Frederick Warne, 2002. Hardcover First Edition Thus (2002), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (2002), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: The Book shows a small, faint coffee-like stain at the lower fore-edge; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single, unobtrusive cosmetic flaw. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Appears unopened and unread. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows a couple of spots of superficial indentations on the front hinge; else flawless; the price is intact, but has been covered by an updated price sticker. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. ( 10.25 x 8.15 x 0.8 inches). 189 pages. Profusely illustrated with Cicely Mary Barker's exquisite watercolor pictures. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds. Decorated Endpapers. Pale yellow cloth-covered boards with silver titles at the front panel and backstrip. The DJ also has a pale yellow background field with a flower fairy in a box at the center of the front panel, silver titles, and another flower fairy sitting and hold a flower in the lower corner of the front panel near the hinge. This collection is copyrighted 1996, so there may well have been an edition previous to the Penguin-Warne edition of 2002. Hardback with DJ. Enjoy these magical collections of Cicely Mary Barker's exquisite poems and watercolor pictures. Full-color throughout.

Enjoy the classic, complete collection of Cicely Mary Barker's original Flower Fairies books in this brand-new edition. This collector's favorite has been redesigned and now features a lavish, eye-catching jacket with silver foil. The interior still includes all of the well-loved illustrations and poems from Barker's eight original books, as well as a selection of fairy rhymes.




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