Fairy Flowers


Author: Isidora Newman


Illustrator: Willy Pogany

NEWMAN, Isidora. Fairy Flowers. Nature Legends of Facts and Fantasy. Illustrations by Willy Pogány. London: Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press [1929]. 4to, [xii] 160pp. Beige cloth pictorially stamped in brown, with color pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers; 15 full-page color plates and 15 full-page b&w illustrations. A clean, tight copy with light rubbing to edges, spine lightly sunned, boards lightly soiled. Signed by the author, Isidora Newman, who has hand painted in the line-drawing by Pogany on the front endpapers of the book.

Second printing. A wonderful collection of folk and fairy tales magnificently illustrated in color and black and white by Willy Pogány. Author Isidora Newman, a playwrite, poet, and folklorist, has painted Pogány's double-page line drawing on the front endpapers in full color and gold leaf! The book is inscribed by Newman and dated 1946.