The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns and Faeries – Robert Kirk
Robert Kirk was born about 1641, a seventh son. He studied at St. Andrews and took his Master’s degree at the University of Edinburgh. Tradition has it that one day when walking at Aberfoyle, Perthshire, he sank and disappeared while crossing the Fairy Hill.
Hardback edition published by Eneas MacKay, Stirling, UK in 1933.
Very good condition. The DJ has been provide with a plastic sleeve at some point in the past which has served to protect it. There are a couple of small chips and some creasing to the spine ends, bumping to the board corners, some sunning to the spine and 3 cm of the boards, and a 1 cm tear to the rear. Other than this the DJ is in very good condition. The book is bound in purple cloth which shows mild sunning to the spine and upper edges whilst the black embossed lettering to front board and spine are clear. Bumping to the spine ends and board corners. Some minor foxing to the front end paper and page edges. No markings or inscriptions. Pages, the lower edges of which are rough cut, are clean and flat. Binding tight.