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

The Crimson Fairy Book.

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1903. [Fairy Tales] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.xii; 371 [1]. With eight colour plates including a frontispiece, and numerous further illustrations, by Ford. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine, and gilt decoration to spine and upper. Pink illustrated endpapers; all edges gilt. Careful repairs to split hinges; a bookseller's label thus obscured to front pastedown. A little shaken, and well-thumbed, with occasional creases and marks to leaves. Spotting to title page. Spine rubbed and sunned. Very good. The fifteenth of the 25 Lang Fairy Books, containing tales from Hungary, Russia, Serbia, Romania, Lithuania and the Baltic States, Sicily, Tunisia, Finland, Iceland, Portugal and Japan. Item #57345

Price: £85.00

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