The Green Fairy Book, Andrew Lang, 1892, First edition


The Green Fairy Book, published in 1892 by Longmans, Green, and Co, London. A beautiful book in Andrew Lang's Rainbow Fairy Book Series featuring folklore and children's stories collected from all around the world.

Fading / scratched and scuffed cloth on front cover and spine with rubbed /fraying spine ends and corners. Gilt decorations are somewhat faded. Front endpapers scuffed, internal front hinge splitting with some exposed webbing. Pretty bookplate on inside of front cover. Tissue guard torn and creased. All pages and illustrations are present.

Some tales include:
The Blue Bird
The Half-Chick
The Story of Caliph Stork
The Enchanted Watch
Sylvain and Jocosa
Fairy Gifts
Prince Narcissus and the
Princess Potentilla
Prince Featherhead and the
Princess Celandine
The Three Iittle Pigs
Heart of Ice
The Enchanted Ring
The Snuff-box
The Golden Blackbird
The Little Soldier.
The Magic Swan
The Dirty Shepherdess
The Enchanted Snake.
The Biter Bit
King Kojata
Prince Fickle
The Story of Hok Lee and the Dwarfs
The Story of the Three Bears
Prince Vivien and the Princess Placida
Little One-eye, Iittle Two-eyes, and Iittle Three-eyes
Jorinde and Joringel
Allerleiranh; or, the Many-furred Creature
The Twelve Huntsmen
Spindle, Shuttle, and Needle
The Crystal Coffin
The Three Snake-leaves
The Riddle
Jack my Hedgehog
The Golden Lads
The White Snake
The Story of a Clever Tailor
The Golden Mermaid
The War of the Wolf and the Fох
The Story of the Fisherman and his Wife.
The Three Musicians
The Three Dogs

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