Lot 75: (OUTHWAITE, IDA RENTOUL.) Rentoul, Annie R. and Grenby Outhwaite. Fairyland.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (OUTHWAITE, IDA RENTOUL.) Rentoul, Annie R. and Grenby Outhwaite. Fairyland. 18 tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards, and 32 black-and-white plates tipped to lettered mounts, head- and tailpieces, all by Outhwaite. Folio, publisher''s gilt-stamped blue cloth, spine ends, tips, and extremities moderately rubbed, front joint starting, front upper tip creased; endpapers lightly toned, scattered minor offsetting and toning, plates bright and clean. Melbourne: Ramsay Publishing, 1926
Notes: first limited edition. number 597 of 1000 copies signed by ida outhwaite and a very good copy of this incredibly charming fairy picture book. It was her second deluxe large format publication following "Elves and Fairies"and her only major work from the 1920s to be first published in Australia.