Overheard in Fairyland

By: Bigman, Madge A.

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Very Good

First edition. No jacket. Pencil name, ink stamp, and book plate on front endpaper. Pencil mark and faints stain on front board, front hinge starting. 1909 Hard Cover. xvi, 237 pp. Illustrated by Ruth Sypherd Clements. Color frontispiece and plates. CONTENTS: Fairies; The Best Fairy of All; Origin of Toadstool; Why Poppies Make You Sleep; Why Apples Have Stars Within; Origin of the Tiger Lily, Snapdragon, Elephant-Ear; Why the Persimmon Tree Has Its Fruit in Three Colors; Flower Pixies; Why the Leaves Shake; The Origin of Pussy Willows; Why Violets Have Golden Hearts; Origin of the Brown-Eyed Susans; Why the Sweet Laburnum Comes First in Spring; Origin of Evening- and Morning-Glories; Why Petunias Are Sticky; Why Chestnuts Are in Prison; Why the Ivy Is Always Green; Why Roses Have Thorns; Why Dandelions Have Wings; Why Heart-Shaped Leaves Have Pitchers; Why the Hyacinth Has Bells; Origin of Poplar Blossoms and Hazel Tassels; Why Pine Trees Have Needles; Why the Sunflowers Hang Their Heads; Why Flowers Have Bright Colours ; Why Nasturtiums Have Lines.

Title: Overheard in Fairyland

Author: Bigman, Madge A.

Illustrator: Clements, Ruth Sypherd

Categories: Fables & Fairy Tales, Vintage, Literature,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1909

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2288734