This is a 2005 boxed hardcover first edition of Faeries and Other Fantastical Folk: The Faery Paintings of Maxine Gadd with a text by John Grant and published by AAPPL Artists' and Photographers' Press Ltd. (ISBN: 1-904332-23-4) This 112 page book showcases Maxine Gadd's whimsical, colorful, detailed paintings of a variety of faeries, including faery goddesses, dark faeries and mermaids. As a child, Gadd was disappointed with the illustrations of faeries in her books and vowed to create images that made them look real. The book measures 9.5" high by 7.75" wide by 0.625" deep. Its red flocked covers have gold lettering and a tipped-in color image of a faery on the front. Page edges are gilt. This edition of Faeries and Other Fantastical Folk: The Faery Paintings of Maxine Gadd is in fine condition. The box does have some shelf wear, particularly on the bottom.