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Faeries

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ISBN 10: 0810909014 / ISBN 13: 9780810909014
Published by Harry N Abrams April 1995, 1995
Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Oversized book, extra charges may apply. Lavisly illustrated in colours and black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, Printed on front flap, '$14.95 until Dec. 31, 1978.' Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book, except for a mild sepparation at bep/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. The world of water faeries, elves, pixies, leprechauns & dryads.This was the result of years of research into old sources, myths & legends, and includes illustrations of over 200 beautiful drawings & full-color paintings. A relatively rare book in superb condition. Approx 250 unnumbered pages. Bookseller Inventory # 20110624106454

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Title: Faeries

Publisher: Harry N Abrams April 1995

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

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Synopsis:

Faeries is an exploration of the myths, legends folklore and fantasy of the world of the faeries. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, this is a special edition featuring eight new pages and 20 new pieces of art by Brian Froud and Alan Lee. The artists have also contributed new introductions.

About the Author:

Brian Froud is an illustrator, author, film designer, and faery authority. In addition to Faeries, his books include Lady Cottington's Pressed Faery Book, with Monty Python's Terry Jones, Good Faeries / Bad Faeries, and The Faeries' Oracle. He also served as the conceptual designer on two of Jim Henson's films, The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. Alan Lee is an illustrator of myths, legends, and fantasy, as well as an author, film designer, and faery authority. Best known as the illustrator of Tolkien's Middle Earth books, he also did the watercolors for a centenary edition of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Lee worked on the films Legend and Eric the Viking. He is currently a Conceptual Designer on the Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

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