Faerie Handbook HC (2017 Harper Design) An Enchanting Compendium comic books
Tags: Anthology / Collection$34.95
1st printing. Beloved especially by the Victorians, who sought levity, fantasy, and beauty as industrialization moved apace in the mid-nineteenth century, fairies have long bewitched humankind with their otherworldly beauty and magic, inspiring art and the written word across the literary spectrum, in British folklore, medieval romance, fantasy tales, poetry, and plays. The Faerie Handbook is a charming illustrated digest that captures all the beauty and magic of these winged sprites. Carolyn Turgeon has compiled a store of essential knowledge and interesting details on these delightful pixies, highlighting their world through lore, essays, and poetry; fine art and photography; delicious recipes and readily doable projects. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 240 pages, full color. Cover price $35.00.