(OUTHWAITE,IDA RENTOUL)illus. FAIRYLAND with verses by Annie R. Rentoul and stories by Grenbry Outhwaite and Annie Rentoul. NY: Frederick A. Stokes 1929. Folio (10 1/4 x 13 1/4"), red gilt cloth, pictorial paste-on,  p., AS NEW IN FINE PICTORIAL DUST WRAPPER WITH LARGE COLOR ILLUSTRATION HOUSED IN THE ORIGINAL BOX (flaps repaired, small flap piece lacking) WITH A LARGE COLOR PLATE MOUNTED ON THE COVER (The Fairy Ring). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION which precedes the U.K. edition by 2 years and which includes 2 stories and 4 color plates not in the U.K. edition. Three fairy stories and 23 fairy poems are illustrated with pictorial endpapers, 19 magnificent, large color plates, 32 large and incredibly detailed black and white plates, plus drawings in-text. This is one of the most sought after children's books and certainly one of the most beautiful. This copy is magnificent and truly rare with the wrapper and the box. (See Muir's Bibliography p.644).