THE RED TRUE STORY BOOK - Andrew Lang, H.J. Ford Illustrations - 1st Ed, 1895
Title:THE RED TRUE STORY BOOK
Author: Andrew Lang
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.
City: London Year: 1895 (First Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 419 Illustrated: Yes; by H.J. Ford
Book Details + Condition: First edition from 1895 of Andrew Lang's THE RED TRUE STORY BOOK. Publisher's decorated red cloth, image in gilt on front cover, gilt lettering and image to spine. "With numerous illustrations by Henry J. Ford." Book is
in good condition, with bright boards and slight shelf wear; some smudges to boards; pages are crisp and clean; minor fading to spine; some foxing to first few pages and assorted page borders; slight lean. The frontis is a scene 'In the Borghese Gardens
practiced that Royal Game of Golf' from the included story "Prince
Charlie's War." Adaptations and translations by Mrs. and Mr. Lang, May Kendall, Mrs. Bovill, S.
R. Crockett, Mrs. McCunn, Agnes Repplier, Minnie Wright and others from works
by Froissart, Brantôme, Prescott, histories and other sources. Included is a
contribution by H. Rider Haggard of a narrative of "Wilson's Last
Fight" and Icelandic short sagas from the Rev. W.C. Green's translation
of "Egil Skalagrim's Saga."