1904 1st ed Brown FAIRY Book Andrew Lang Mermaids Elves Native American Indians

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“Once upon a time…”

 

Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books are a series of children stories that were published in a collection of “colors.” The collection includes nearly 800 stories both true and fiction. The Brown Fairy Book contains stories of Native American Indians, Australian Bushmen, African Kaffirs, and other stories from Persia, Lapland, and India. While most of the stories have truths of these cultures, the stories include portrayals of elves, mermaids, and wicked wolverines! See below for a full list of the titles.

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1904 1st ed Brown FAIRY Book Andrew Lang Mermaids Elves Native American Indians

 

“Once upon a time…”

 

Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books are a series of children stories that were published in a collection of “colors.” The collection includes nearly 800 stories both true and fiction. The Brown Fairy Book contains stories of Native American Indians, Australian Bushmen, African Kaffirs, and other stories from Persia, Lapland, and India. While most of the stories have truths of these cultures, the stories include portrayals of elves, mermaids, and wicked wolverines! See below for a full list of the titles.

 

Item number: #3183

Price: $550

 

LANG, Andrew

 

The Brown fairy book…with eight coloured plates and numerous illustrations by H.J. Ford

 

London ; New York : Longmans, Green, and Co., 1904. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [xii], 350
    • 22 engraved plates and many in-text illustrations
  • Language: English
  • Binding: pictorial cloth hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~7in X 5in (18cm x 13cm)

 

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The Brown Fairy Book (1904)[edit]

The Brown Fairy Book contains stories from the American Indians, Australian Bushmen and African Kaffirs, and from Persia, Lapland, Brazil, and India.

 

Spine of first edition, 1904

What the Rose did to the Cypress

Ball-Carrier and the Bad One

How Ball-Carrier finished his Task

The Bunyip

Father Grumbler

The Story of the Yara

The Cunning Hare

The Turtle and his Bride

How Geirald the Coward was Punished

Habogi

How the Little Brother set Free his Big Brothers

The Sacred Milk of Koumongoe

The Wicked Wolverine

The Husband of the Rat’s Daughter

The Mermaid and the Boy

Pivi and Kabo

The Elf Maiden

How Some Wild Animals became Tame Ones

Fortune and the Wood-Cutter

The Enchanted Head

The Sister of the Sun

The Prince and the Three Fates

The Fox and the Lapp

Kisa the Cat

The Lion and the Cat

Which was the Foolishest?

Asmund and Signy

Rubezahl

Story of the King who would be Stronger than Fate

Story of Wali Dad the Simple-hearted

Tale of a Tortoise and of a Mischievous Monkey

The Knights of the Fish

Categories

Children's

Literature

Authors

LANG, Andrew

Printing Date

20th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete