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Victorian Fairy Painting [Pictorial Folio Art Book, Featuring Fairies of All Sorts, in Art History, Publishing, Historical Folklore, in Literature, Etc, biographical]

Maas, Jeremy / Royal Academy of Arts of Great Britain / Art Gallery of Ontario / University of Iowa / Pamela White Trimpe / Charlotte Gere / Jane Martineau Editor / Merrell Holberton

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ISBN 10: 090094658X / ISBN 13: 9780900946585
Published by Merrell Holberton, United Kingdom, 1997
Condition: SOFTCOVER
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Folio Paperback : soft cover edition in good to better condition, a typical used book with slight wear to edges and spine. Overall good / nice copy of this scarce title. Excellent reading on the subject. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand for yourself. Or would make a GREAT GIFT for the fan / reader in your life. Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. Some mark on cover at spine, scuffed, and paper cover is slightly peeled, minor but present. Previous owner stamp in side front cover. Size: Museum / World History / Preservation. Bookseller Inventory # 5025754

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Title: Victorian Fairy Painting [Pictorial Folio ...

Publisher: Merrell Holberton, United Kingdom

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: ~ SCARCE EDITION ~

Illustrator: Full Color Illustrations

Book Condition:SOFTCOVER

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: Some Minor Cover Scuff.

Book Type: Art History / Reference

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Published to accompany an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Victorian Fairy Painting re veals the enormous popularity of the fairy world as depicted in Victorian English painting, literature, and the theatre '

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The best of these paintings belie the insipidity of later, more familiar renderings of fairyland. Like the Victorian era itself, they are far more complicated and ambiguous than is commonly remembered. -- The New York Times Book Review, Sarah Harrison Smith

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