The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang, With Eight Colored Plates and Numerous Illustrations by H.J. Ford ~ 1st Edition / 1st Printing 1906
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co., New York and London (1906)
First edition from 1906 of Andrew Lang's THE ORANGE FAIRY BOOK, with illustrations by H.J. Ford. Well preserved orange boards and tight binding with very little shelf-wear. The gilt overlay is almost perfectly preserved. The pages and illustrations are crisp and clean save for small professionally repaired tear on the page borders of pages 237-247. Please see pictures. All other pages and illustrations are crisp, clean and intact. Very small bookseller sticker on inside back board. Includes 33 tales from Jutland, Rhodesia, Uganda, and various other European traditions. The Magic Mirror, The Fox and the Wolf, The Clever Cat, The Foolish Weaver, The Enchanted Wreath, The Two Caskets, The Adventures of a Jackal, The Goldsmith's Fortune, and More.