The Pink Fairy Book
Longmans, Green, and Co. 39 Paternoster Row.
With numerous illustrations by h. j. ford
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 5.25 x 7.5 inches. [x] + 360 pp. Bound in original pink cloth, gilt, with pictorial gilt blocks on front board and spine. Extremities slightly worn and spine very faded. A good copy. Illustrated with 67 full page drawings and illustrations in text. Decorated by title page and tailpiece vignettes. The fifth of a series of twelve fairy books with titles named after different colours, written by Andrew Lang (1844-1912), Scottish poet and novelist. The sources of these thirty five stories are from numerous countries. A handsomely bound and illustrated volume.
[Stock No. 27168]