THE GREY FAIRY BOOK - ANDREW LANG, H.J. Ford, Color Plates - 1st UK Edition 1900
Title:THE GREY FAIRY BOOK
Author: Andrew Lang
Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.
City: London Year: 1900 (First UK Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Illustrated: Yes (H.J. Ford) Pagination: 387 pages Book Details + Condition: First UK edition from 1900 of THE GREY FAIRY BOOK by Andrew Lang, with numerous illustrations by H.J. Ford. Gray cloth-bound hardcover with decorated gilt on front and on spine. In overall very good condition. Slight shelfwear, and overall a tight copy. Slight discolorations to boards and lean to book. Old pencil on first blank page of former owner, old pencil on title list page, and name in ink on next page of another former owner. Text pages and images are free of interior markings. Please see pictures. The Grey Fairy Book includes many strange, exotic stories
from Lithuania, Africa, Germany, Greece and France — all told in
the common language of the fairy tale. The donkey who turns into a price, a spinning
wheel that turns moss into silk, revengeful fairies, ogre-like fathers of
lovely daughters, and more. In all, this collection contains 35 stories. We're in the process of listing dozens of Andrew (and Mrs.) Lang books, so be sure to check out our store for more additions!