The Magic Ink-Pot. Illustrations Edmond Brock & Margaret Stewart (1928)

Author: The Marchioness Londonderry

Book ID: 67969

Price: 250.00

The Magic Ink-Pot. With illustrations by Edmond Brock & Lady Margaret Stewart. London: Saint Catherine Press, 1928. First Edition. Pp xii 209, [1]. Publisher’s russet cloth boards, titled in gilt on spine, gilt device on upper cover. Ex library copy, with stamps; still a very good copy.

A charming book of Irish fairy tales and mythology, illustrated with sixteen coloured plates and many ink drawings throughout the text.

The book received some degree of prominent attention at the time of its publication, as a 1928 review in ‘The Times’ recommended the book not only to ‘Ulster parents’ but to all who wish to give their children easy glimpses of the beautiful Celtic wonderland.

Edith Helen Vane-Tempest-Stewart, Marchioness of Londonderry, was a noted and influential society hostess in the Britain in the early 20th century.

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