(STERRETT,VIRGINIA)illus. OLD FRENCH FAIRY TALES by Comtesse de Segur. Philadelphia: Penn (1920). Large, thick 4to (9 x 11 1/4"), blue cloth, pictorial paste- on, 279p., spine lettering dulled. spine ends frayed, inner corner crease on some pages, overall tight and VG. First edition. Forty French fairy tales are illustrated by Sterrett with 8 truly magnificent color plates (with tissue guards), many lovely black & whites and yellow pictorial endpapers. Done when she was only 19 years of age, this was Chicago native Sterrett's first book. She is often referred to as the "female Kay Nielsen" and with this book you can see why!