THE BOOK OF REAL FAIRIES. (Lotus Leaves for the Young No. III.)

Gulick, Alma Kunz.

Published by Theosophical Publishing House, Madras, India, 1918
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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49 pp., illustrated; original pale blue pictorial cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches. Contains 6 tales of nature and fairy spirits: A Rainy Day; Poppy; Under the Ocean; The Cloud Fairies; The Gnome; The Salamander. Though the stories are presented as fiction Alma Kunz Gulick had been raised a Theosophist and belief in fairies was central to Theosophism. Alma's younger brother Fritz Kunz married another lifelong Theosophist, Dora Van Gelder, whose 1977 book "The Real World of Fairies: A First Person Account" was also published by the Theosphical Publishing House and which title was certainly influence by her sister-in-law's much earlier book. Rare; Worldcat locates only 3 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 21558

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Title: THE BOOK OF REAL FAIRIES. (Lotus Leaves for ...

Publisher: Theosophical Publishing House, Madras, India

Publication Date: 1918

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First edition.

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