The 100 greatest folio society books ever published the 100 greatest folio society books ever published list provides a wideranging selection of fiction and nonfiction works for the fs enthusiast. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. It was forged in the same crucible of snobbery as the easton press, appearing in 1947 as a reaction against the rise of the postwar mass market paperback, though its target audience was more the metropolitan intellectual elite bloomsbury set or guardianistas, depending. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. The collection was assembled by scottish folklorist andrew lang although authorship of the stories is unknown. Selling secondhand folio society books ardis books. This page was last edited on 25 october 2019, at 18.
But even so, a number of henry justice fords wood engraved illustrations in the blue fairy book conjure up the idea of halloween. As acknowledged in the prefaces, although lang himself made most of the selections, his wife and other translators did a large portion of the translating and telling of the actual stories. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page.
I was so excited to find an unabridged hardcover of langs blue fairy book. Folio society books for sale in uk view 42 bargains. Please check our book descriptions page for guidance. The good are as truehearted as they are fair, and as heroic as they are handsome, but not everyone lives happily ever after, and even the prettiest of princesses cannot be happy if she forgets to keep her word. Collected together by andrew land they are sourced from a number. Complete and unabridged andrew lang fairy book series by andrew lang mar 26, 2019.
If you have items for sale, please email us with details and your location. The blue fairy book andrew lang folio society new sealed. Folio society andrew lang the nursery rhyme book would make a wonderful gift. This is the blue fairy book illustrated by charles van sandwyk. However, the spine of the book is not blue, but yellow, and i can only assume the other books. Buy the blue fairy book book online at the folio society from the worlds most extensive selection of beautifully illustrated books. The crimson fairy book folio society edition lang, andrew, tim stevens on. I am selling five new and sealed volumes of the folio society s legendary andrew lang series of fairy books. This 2003 folio society book is in as new condition with no flaws. For the first time, fullcolour images illustrate norman daviess magisterial work, europe. The brown fairy book folio society edition by andrew lang. I should probably have titled this 10 folio society classics to give to your children this christmas that you will want to keep for yourself. Over 30 revolutionary super heroes await you, including spiderman, the avengers and doctor strange.
The yellow fairy book has an introduction by mariatatar, paintings and decorations by danuta mayer folio society editions of andrew lang. First edition, large paper copy, number of 1 copies, the deluxe limited issue of the first in langs series of coloured fairy books, which continued through to the lilac fairy book in 1910. The blue fairy book so popular in its day that it went on to launch an entire series the rainbow fairy books has all the ingredients one would expect to find in a collection of fairy tales. A history, in an elegant threevolume edition from the folio society, fully updated by the author. The blue fairy book is the first of twelve fairy stories that were researched, translated and compiled by andrew lang 18441912 and his wife, lang, a scotsman, was a literary critic. Folio society had them for a while but the books are now out of print so third party sellers are selling them for a huge profit. The folio society books you love to own, has created yet another lust object. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. The blue fairy book assembled a wide range of tales, with seven from the brothers grimm, five from madame daulnoy, three from the arabian nights, and four. The book has the freshness of a summer stream running to its. Listed in alphabetical order by authors surname, or series title. Each book consists of a vast collection of fairy tales from different cultures that mr. Andrew langs fairy books andrew lang fairy books a. The blue fairy book by anonymous magick books library.
This is the first of the fairy books that the folio society published with new illustrations in a large format. The folio society gift collection usa by the folio society issuu. The blue fairy book andrew lang this wonderful collection of fairy stories, put together by andrew lang at the end of the century, gathers many of the best loved tales of childhood to have pleased generations. The fairy books folio society 12volume set andrew lang hpb. Folio society books in excellent used condition as seen. This book is in near mint condition with no signs of wear. The blue fairy book andrew lang, folio society, 2003 youtube. The silver age 19601970 marks the second chapter in the folio society s collaboration with marvel comics.
Please credit this channel if you are using any of the ideas presented here. At this time fantasy writing, and fairy tales in particular, were losing. The yellow fairy book by andrew lang, folio society abebooks. Andrew lang did a collection of books, called the rainbow fairy books because each book is named after a different color.
We are the largest seller of secondhand folio society books in the uk. My first book haul let me know if you want me to do more. The blue fairy book by andrew lang, folio society abebooks. They have minor bumps on the slipcases but the books inside are in perfect condition, as both books are still sealed and never opened. The yellow fairy book, folio society abebooks passion for books. Beautiful books worth treasuring the folio society. Andrew lang embarked on a mission to compile fairy tales from various cultures in 1889 with the publication of his blue fairy book. Absolutely stunning set of 12 volumes of andrew langs classic fairy books, reprinted by the folio society. The crimson fairy book folio society edition by andrew lang. The blue fairy book was the first volume in the series and so it contains some of the best known tales, taken from a variety of sources. Well, what can i say, blue fairy book sealed in original shrink wrap cant do better than this condition wise. May 29, 2015 7 insanely awesome folio society books.
The red fairy book folio society edition by andrew lang. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The blue fairy book by andrew lang, folio society abebooks passion for books. Over 30 revolutionary super heroes await you, including spiderman, the avengers and. There is a small factory misapplication of the color on the top of the pages. I could barely contain my excitement when i saw these affordable and unabridged editions from racehorse publishing which is under simon and schuster. The blue fairy book by andrew lang editor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
The book is bound in blue cloth with gilt on the cover and spine along with red and white illustrations by sandwyx. The blue fairy book illustrated by charles van sandwyk. Andrew langs blue fairy book 1889 was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. Beautifully illustrated hardcover books folio society. The folio society is a londonbased publisher that produces illustrated hardback. Further details about these books can be found on the complete list of folio society books wiki here. This topic is currently marked as dormantthe last message is more than 90. The blue fairy book 2003 published by the folio society with an introduction by joan aiken. In all, the volumes feature 798 stories, besides the 153 poems in the blue poetry book. The first of 12 volumes of fairy tales collected by renowned folklorist andrew lang, the blue fairy book has introduced children for more than a century to such timeless stories as hansel and gretel, aladdin and the wonderful lamp, beauty and the beast, the master cat or, puss in boots, and snowwhite and rosered. Jul 22, 2019 the collection has been incalculably important and, although he did not source the stories himself direct from the oral tradition he can make claim to the first english translation of many. The silver age 19601970 marks the second chapter in the folio societys collaboration with marvel comics.
Folio society the destruction of the jews flavius josephus book is unread. Cove art brings out the inner child north shore news. The folio society and the easton press john guy collick. Folio societys edition of andrew langs classic the blue fairy book, based on the original text, with illustrations by charles van sandwyk. The first of a collection of twelve fairy tale books, gathered by andrew lang from various sources. The fairy books, or coloured fairy books is a collection of fairy tales divided into twelve books, each associated with a different colour. The 100 greatest folio society books ever published. See more ideas about books, book worms and book aesthetic. Folio society the blue fairy book by andrew lang near mint. Etsy your place to buy and sell all things handmade. We can call for large collections or high value books, or give guidance if they are to be posted. Oct 21, 2005 the bronze ring prince hyacinth and the dear little princess east of the sun and west of the moon the yellow dwarf little red ridinghood the sleeping beauty in the wood cinderella. First published in 1889, the blue fairy book is the 1st volume in this series.
The boy who found fear at last there, sure enough, a seamaiden with a wicked face was tugging hard at a chain which she had fastened to the ship. More about andrew lang at the 12volume fairy book series at abe books. Dec 05, 2015 i should probably have titled this 10 folio society classics to give to your children this christmas that you will want to keep for yourself. This was followed by many other collections of fairy tales, collectively known as andrew langs fairy books. Set inludes the crimson fairy book, the red fairy book, the orange fairy book, the yellow fairy book, the olive fairy book, the green fairy book, the blue fairy book, the violet fairy book, the lilac fairy book, the pink fairy book, the grey fairy book, and the brown. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. The yellow fairy book by andrew lang, folio society abebooks passion for books. I looked forward to purchasing future lang fairy books as they were republished. The blue fairy book andrew lang the folio society slipcase sealednew hardcover. The folio society is a londonbased publisher that produces illustrated hardback editions of classic books. Some illustrations show only a selection of the books in a series, and not the complete series.
The best known books of the series are the 12 collections of fairy tales also known as andrew langs coloured fairy books or andrew langs fairy books of many colors. Published in 1889, the blue fairy book contains 37 stories. Published by summer wild productions, vancouver, bc 1992. The yellow fairy book by andrew lang published by the folio society. Very clean and tight copy, plus very good slipcase. List of folio society book series folio society devotees. Olive fairy book folio society, 2012 the prince and princess in the forest but instead of springing on him and tearing him to pieces, they lay down on the ground and licked his hands. The lilac fairy book folio society edition by andrew lang.
Blue fairy book by andrew lang, first edition abebooks. The blue fairy book by lang, andrew and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The lilac fairy book written by lang, andrew mccaughrean, geraldine illustrated by hackett, caitlin published by folio society stock code. Reared on border ballads told by his old nurse, lang was reading by the age of four and devoured every fairy tale i could lay my hands on. This book has a protective mylar cover removable not fixed. The folio society, on the other hand, is still going strong and looks like its got the largest catalogue its ever had. Before we even open the book, the uncredited, giltstamped design on the its midnight blue upper cover, presents a striking image of a broomstickriding witch flying in front of a full moon. The blue fairy book is the first of twelve fairy stories that were researched, translated and compiled by andrew lang 18441912 and his wife, lang, a scotsman, was a literary critic, novelist, poet, and a contributor to the field of anthropology.771 1265 1378 1092 1117 485 717 611 1474 642 1214 684 369 642 1063 316 675 1473 909 455 1327 211 1087 969 1129 793 552 194 1204 439 750 645 275 611 1441