Title: THE BROWN FAIRY BOOK
Author: Andrew Lang
Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.City: LondonYear: 1904 (First UK Edition)Binding Style: Hardcover
Illustrated: Yes (H.J. Ford)
Pagination: 387 pages
First UK edition from 1900 of THE BROWN FAIRY BOOK by Andrew Lang, with 8 color and numerous black-and-white illustrations by H.J. Ford. Brown cloth-bound hardcover with decorated gilt on front and on spine. In well preserved condition: The boards and binding are solid and tight (slight lean only), with minimal shelfwear. The pages are crisp and clean save small note on top of first blank page. All color illustrations are crisp and clean. 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. We're in the process of listing dozens of Andrew (and Mrs.) Lang books, so be sure to check out our store for new additions!