The Violet 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. xii + 388 pp. Bound in original violet cloth, gilt, with pictorial gilt blocks on front board and spine. Extremities slightly worn. A very good copy. Illustrated by 8 colour plates, including frontispiece, 25 full page plates, 33 drawings in text and by title page vignette. The seventh 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. 27163]