Irish Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats (1892)
Book ID: 67253
Irish Fairy Tales. With an Introduction by W.B. Yeats. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats. London: Fisher Unwin, 1892. First Edition. Pp, viii, 236, . Small 8vo. Original pinafore (floral) cloth boards, lettered in blue with matching decorated endpapers and fore-edges. Light spotting to boards contents clean & bright.
Issued as a volume of ‘The Children’s Library.’ With two plates illustrated by Jack B. Yeats.
Fourteen tales retold by a variety of authors including W. B. Yeats, Douglas Hyde, and Lady Wilde among others. The collection includes stories about land and water spirits, evil spirits, cats, and kings and warriors. It also includes background on Irish folklore.
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