ANDREW LANG - THE BROWN FAIRY BOOK - First UK Edition, 1904
ANDREW LANG — THE BROWN FAIRY BOOK, First UK London Edition / First Printing, 1904 — Illustrated by H.J. Ford
Publisher: Longmans Green and Co., London (1904)
In well preserved condition. The boards and binding are solid and tight (slight lean only), with worn spine ends and shelfwear. The pages are crisp and clean save for small tear to paste-down on inside front board, and an occasional spot of foxing around some of the page borders. Previous owner's name from 1905 on first blank page. All color illustrations are crisp and clean and retain their original tissue guards. Tales include: What the Rose Did to the Cypress, Ball-Carrier and the Bad One, How Ball-Carrier Finished His Task, The Bunyip, Father Grumbler, The Story of the Yara, The Cunning Hare, The Turtle and His Bride, How Geirald the Coward Was Punished, Habogi, How the Little Brother Set Free His Big Brothers, The Sacred Milk of Koumongoe, The Wicked Wolverine, The Husband of the Rat's Daughter, The Mermaid and the Boy, Pivi and Kabo, The Elf Maiden, How Some Wild Animals became Tame Ones, Fortune and the Wood-Cutter, The Enchanted Head, The Sister of the Sun, The Prince and the Three Fates, The Fox and the Lapp, Kisa the Cat, The Lion and the Cat, Which was the Foolishest?, Asmund and Signy, Rubezahl, Story of the King who would be Stronger then Fate, Story of Wali Dad the Simple-hearted, Tale of a Tortoise and of a Mischievous Monkey, The Knights of the Fish.