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 & margins of prelinary leaves otherwise contents clean & bright. Issued as a volume of The Children's Library. [Wade 216].
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, kings and warriors & a background account of Irish folklore. With two plates illustrated by Jack B. Yeats.