This is a reproduction of the diary of Lady Angelica Cottington, which features pressed garden fairies. Or rather the psychic images of the fairies, who quickly turned it into a game, where they leapt between the closing pages in an effort to outdo each other to produce the most outrageous poses. The book claims to be the facsimile edition of the ...Read MoreThis is a reproduction of the diary of Lady Angelica Cottington, which features pressed garden fairies. Or rather the psychic images of the fairies, who quickly turned it into a game, where they leapt between the closing pages in an effort to outdo each other to produce the most outrageous poses. The book claims to be the facsimile edition of the notebook of Lady Cottington who, it is said, took the infamous photograph of a group of fairies that was authenticated by Conan Doyle, but later discredited. She was determined to prove the existence of fairies and began to capture them between the pages of her notebook, in which she had previously pressed wild flowers. This is a record of the fairies she caught, and of the disruptive influence they had on her otherwise sheltered life.Read Less
Very Good. Size: 9 x 12; No faults or damage. Very funny book by one of the Leaders of Monty Python, Cath a fairy on your book and slam the book closed. Pow. Buit the do attest that no fairies were harmed during the making of this exttemely funny (and odd) Volume. If you have the right sense of Humor you will love it. Other? I pity you.
Near Fine. XL. Signed by Author. A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Includes intact seal placed by Lady Cottington. Bookplate signed by Terry Jones and Brian Froud. Includes separate pressed-fairy die-cut card. "An exact reproduction of Angelica Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book, including the handwritten diary of her collecting exploits and other fairy-related incidents in her remarkable life."
Fine. Decorative Cloth. Fine First Edition. Illustrated By Brian Froud. Seal Protecting The Adult Section Is Not Broken. With Unused Picture Fairy. Imitation Leather Bound. Large Heavy Books May Need More Payment For Overseas Delivery.
Very Good. Decorative Cloth. Fine First Edition. Illustrated by BRIAN FROUD. Seal protecting the adult section is missing. the Bookmark Fairy is also missing. Immitation leather bound. signed gift inscription by terry jones to a person named Barbara. This handsome and unusual book is the diary kept by Lady Cottington. Instead of pressing flowers in it, she pressed fairies (with a resulting look remarkably similar to watercolors). Handwritten and handsomely bound, this book is as surprising as it is pleasing. The publisher (at the request of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Fairies) notes that no fairies were injured or killed in the manufacturing process...Large Heavy Books May Need More Payment For Overseas Delivery.
Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1-57036-062-6. SIGNED by Brian Froud with a drawing of a fairy on title page. Fairy bookmark and paper band intact with silver dollar-size stain on band, otherwise about fine in pictorial boards, without dustjacket as issued. (A few trivial scuff spots at bottom edge); 9 1/4"-12" tall; Signed by Illustrator.
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