I have blogged about "A Regency Lady's Faery Bower" in another post. I did not consider at that time whether the book was created by one woman's fascination with faery, or by an interest at large in society.
|from Amelia Jane Murray's - A Regency Lady's Faery Bower|
It is embellished with dramatic engravings; neither the authors nor the artists are credited in the work.
|from Invincable Fortitude - Temple of the Fairies|
and three or four other items of fairy-based work.
Another work of 1809 is among the most charming of the fairy stories, although somewhat lacking in literary merit.
Fairy tales and tales of fairies--the two are easily confused. The following publication of 1817 is more the former than the latter, but the title page is delightful.
'Til next time,