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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

Published by Longmans, Green and Co. (1889)

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Item Description: Longmans, Green and Co., 1889. Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good. First Edition. London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1889-1910. The Fairy Books, complete in twelve volumes. All are First Editions and First Printings: Blue (1889), Red (1890), Green (1892), Yellow (1894), Pink (1897), Grey (1900), Violet (1901), Crimson (1903), Brown (1904), Orange (1906), Olive (1907), Lilac (1910). The volumes range in condition from Very Good to Fine. Light, typical signs of age are present. Some show foxing, light edge wear, soiling, or rubbing to gilt stamping. Spines are slightly faded on the Pink, Lilac, Red, Orange and Crimson books. Bookplate removed from the Blue and Lilac volumes, with a bit of corrective fluid over the scars. Previous owner inscription to Grey. Pink has one plate colored-in with pencil, marking to cover, and a glue repair to rear hinge; tissue guard chipped at corner. Crimson front hinge tender, with a few hinges lightly exposed, overall wear. Olive shows an area of slight discoloration to the bottom of the front board. Grey has a few tiny speckled dots to the front cover. Laid in is a card signed by Andrew Lang; the card has a tiny ding to its bottom edge. This set is quite a sight to behold in their original bindings, adorned with beautiful gilt decorations. Bookseller Inventory # 141126001

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LANG, Andrew (ed.)

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

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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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Item Description: Folio Society, London. Slipcase. Book Condition: Fine. The Blue Fairy Book This wonderful collection of fairy stories, put together by Andrew Lang at the end of the 19th century, gathers many of the best loved tales of childhood to have pleased generations. The Red Fairy Book Andrew Lang's Rainbow Fairy Books - The Red Fairy Book includes classics 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and 'Rapunzel' plus little-known stories such as 'The True History of Little Goldenhood', which offers a twist on the traditional Red Riding Hood story. The Yellow Fairy Book Andrew Lang's Rainbow Fairy Books - The Yellow Fairy Book has 48 stories including 'Thumbelina' and 'The Steadfast Tin Soldier'. The Brown Fairy Book With exquisite illustrations by Omar Rayyan, The Brown Fairy Book features stories from every continent, including ‘The Bunyip’, a story from the Australian bush, and the Native American tale of the ‘Ball-Carrier and the Bad One’. The Crimson Fairy Book Princesses, serpents, ogres and talking animals spring from the page in this beautifully illustrated collection of fairy tales. The Pink Fairy Book In these tales third-born sons seek their fortunes, lovely princesses are blown away by gusts of wind, cunning tricksters steal treasures from dragons, wicked wizards chase after their apprentices, and wise animals help their friends The Green Fairy Book Illustrated by Julian de Narvaez, The Green Fairy Book contains a rich range of classic fairy tales, including ‘The Blue Bird’, ‘The Three Little Pigs’ and ‘The Story of the Three Bears’. The Grey Fairy Book With stories originating from across the world, from Lithuania to Africa, this beautiful collection features original illustrations by Lauren Nassef and an introduction by Kate Bernheimer. The Lilac Fairy Book From Swahili myths to Welsh legends, the Lilac Fairy Book brings together beautiful and intriguing tales for all over the world with beguiling illustrations by Caitlin Hackett. The Orange Fairy Book With stories from as far afield as Iceland and Australia, including Hans Christian Andersen's classic 'The Ugly Duckling', this edition features original illustrations by Tomislav Tomic. The Olive Fairy Book Including unusual and fascinating stories from Turkey to India; from Denmark to Sudan, this is an unmatchable collection of classic tales, by Britain's foremost folklorist. The Violet Fairy Book A queen disguises herself as a boy and travels to a far-off land to rescue her beloved husband; a boy tells a lie so extravagant that it beats the tall tales of a dishonest miller; a childless couple. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 019826

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