LANG, Andrew (ed.)
The Brown Fairy Book.
With Eight Coloured Plates and Numerous Illustrations by H. J. Ford.
First edition, first impression, of the ninth instalment in Lang’s Fairy Books series, gathering exotic tales from North America, Brazil, Australia, Africa, Persia, India, Lappland and the Pacific Islands.
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Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles and elaborate pictorial decorations to spine and front board gilt, all edges gilt, brown coated endpapers with illustrations in silver. Colour frontispiecem, vignette engraved title page, 7 colour plates, 22 black and white plates and numerous vignette engraved illustrations in the text. Gilt only very slightly dulled, with the cloth nice and fresh, very slight rubbing to ends and corners, very faint spotting to some preliminaries but internally very clean, an excellent copy.