Lang, Andrew

Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 20 July 1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales.
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The Brown Fairy Book, 1st edn 1904 (Andrew Lang, ed.)Andrew Lang's Brown Fairy Book, first published in 1904, was the ninth in the multicolour series

This is an Esprit jacket showing the gilt spine and front panel on brown cloth boards, together with one of the coloured plates on the back panel. The front flap summarizes the source of the stories from the editor's preface, and the back flap shows the editor and the titles already published at the time.

Illustrations by Henry Justice Ford.

ReproJacket #263-A-1 Esprit, size 187.9x477mm.
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The Crimson Fairy Book, Crown edn 1932 (12th printing) (Andrew Lang, ed.)Andrew Lang's Crimson Fairy Book, first published in 1903, was the eighth in the multicolour series. This example is from the US arm of the publisher Longmans.

Illustrations by Henry Justice Ford.

ReproJacket #409-L-1, size 208.8x483mm.