The Grey Fairy Book. Andrew LANG, Leonora Blanche, J. H. FORD.

The Grey Fairy Book.

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. [Fairy Tales] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.[2] xii; 387 [1]. With 32 engraved plates including a frontispiece, and numerous in-text illustrations, by Ford. Publisher's grey cloth with gilt titles to spine, and gilt decoration to spine and upper. Black endpapers; all edges gilt. Minimal bookplate to front pastedown, with a purple library stamp over. Further library stamps to verso of fly-leaf. Light occasional spotting throughout. Browning to endpapers, with some small tears and thumbing to rear fly-leaf. Moderate rubbing to cloth, with light bumping to corners, light toning to spine, and a small white library shelf mark to tail. Very good. The twelfth of the 25 Lang Fairy Books, containing tales from Lithuania, Africa, Germany, France, Greece, and other places. Item #57199

Price: £210.00

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