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Item Description: London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1889–1910, 1910. 12 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full green morocco, coloured label (each colour reflecting the respective titles), decoration spines gilt, raised bands, rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine set. With numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford, 6 latter volumes having additional colour plates. A complete set of First Editions. Lang, poet, scholar and journalist, devoted much of his life to the compilation of traditional Fairy stories from around the world from both the ancient and modern world. With the publication of the Blue Fairy Book in 1889 he commenced his famous series. In his "supervision" Lang always made his stories gentle and appeasing, removing the cruelty and so rendering them more suited to his young audience. Bookseller Inventory # 24145

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LANG, Andrew (ed.)

Published by London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1889–1910 (1910)

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From: Peter Harrington. ABA member (London, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1889–1910, 1910. 12 volumes, octavo. Recent brown morocco, twin coloured labels that reflect the title of the book, marbled endpapers, front cover bound in at back, gilt edges. Light foxing or marking to a few leaves of some volumes (mainly marginal). Very good. Illustrated throughout by H. J. Ford. All first editions. A complete set of the Andrew Lang Fairy Books. Lang, poet, scholar and journalist devoted most of his life to the compilation of traditional Fairy stories from around the world from both the ancient and modern world. With the publication of the Blue Fairy Book in 1889 he commenced his famous series. In his "supervision" Lang always made his stories gentle and appeasing removing the cruelty and so more suited to his young audience. Bookseller Inventory # 71700

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