A Road to Fairyland.London and New York: G. P. Putnam's and Sons, 1926 Stock Code: 113783
First edition, first impression, featuring a lovely Arthur Rackham frontispiece, and scarce in the jacket. Dr Marie Stopes (1880-1958), here going under the pseudonym Erica Fay, though best known today for her contributions to palaeontology, her pioneering work on birth control, and her manual Married Love, was also a prolific writer of novels, poems and fairy stories.
Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and front board dark blue. With the dust jacket.
Colour frontispiece by Arthur Rackham.
Ink gift inscription to front free endpaper. Partial fading and toning to spine, an excellent copy in the jacket with toning to spine panel, tiny chips to the top fore-corners, and a larger chip to the head of spine panel.
Latimore & Haskell p. 62; Riall p. 160.
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