THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK. by Lang, Andrew, editor. Harry J.…

THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK. by Lang, Andrew, editor. Harry J. Ford and G.P. Jacomb Hood, illustrators.


Edition: Later printing - Authorized Centennial edition.

New York & London: Longmans Green and Co (1947). Hardcover - The first of Lang's "color" fairy tale books, originally published in 1899, this includes some of the best known fairy tales - Little Red Riding Hood, The Sleeping Beauty In The Wood, Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper, Rumpelstiltzkin, Beauty and The Beast, Why The Sea Is Salt, Pretty Goldilocks, The History of Whittington, Little Thumb, Hansel and Gretel, Snow-White and Rose-Red - and also some lesser known tales - The White Cat, The Bronze Ring, The Yellow Dwarf, Prince Darling, Blue Beard, The Terrible Head, The Wonderful Sheep, The Red Etin and more all with additional details and complexities found only in Lang's versions. With numerous illustrations by H.J. Ford and G.P. Jacomb Hood - including a full color frontispiece and three glossy color internal plates, several full page drawings and other en texte illustrations. Foreword by Mary Gould Davis. 475 pp.

Condition: Very good in blue cloth with gold illustration, decorations and lettering on the front cover and spine. Some rubbing to the cloth, but a tight and clean copy.

Book ID: 76361
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