Fairies; The Cottingley Photographs and Their Sequel

London: Theosophical Publishing House, 1957. Third edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Quarter brown cloth with ivory papered boards; green titling to upper board; 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. Corners, spine ends and edges lightly bumped and rubbed; paper boards slightly rubbed; owner's name on front free end paper. Otherwise, a solid and clean VG copy. No dust jacket. Item #35993

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