Fairies The Cottingley Photographs and Their Sequel
GARDNER, Edward L.
London: Theosophical Publishing House, 1966. Fourth & Revised Edition Hardcover. 8vo. 54 pp. Blue cloth with black titling to spine; b&w illustrations. One of the best known works on the "Cottingley fairies." The author, Edward Gardner, was a committed Theosophist, who interviewed the two young girls behind the fairies: the cousins Frances Griffith and Elsie Wright, and showed the pictures to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who became one of their most enthusiastic, if misguided, supporters. Spine end and edges faded. Book plate on front paste down and ink stamp on rear paste down. Overall, a solid and clean VG copy in Better then Good dust jacket. (Dust jacket rubbed, spine darkened, many chips and tears on spine and along edges; not price clipped.) 0-7229-5011-x (Item ID: 35992)