The Grey Fairy Book. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang and H. J. Ford 2019-01-25

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The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

The Grey Fairy Book

She and other translators did a large portion of the translating and retelling of the actual stories. From United Kingdom to U. The series was immensely popular, helped by Lang's reputation as a and by the packaging device of the uniform books. The best kwn books of the series are the twelve collections of fairy tales, kwn as Andrew Lang's Coloured Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many Colors. Contains thirty stories on a variety of subjects, including true stories, , and stories from Alexandre Dumas, Walter Scott and Edgar Allan Poe. From United Kingdom to U. About this Item: London: Longmans, Green, and Co.

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Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang, First Edition

The Grey Fairy Book

From United Kingdom to U. Boards lightly bumped and rubbed. From United Kingdom to U. All the illustrations are present. From United Kingdom to U.

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The Grey Fairy Book

Spine ends and tips a little rubbed, foxing to the text block, dark dampstain to pp. Many black and white illustrations by H. Summary: A collection of 35 fairy tales from Lang's Fairy book series. Cloth lightly marked, a little shaken and rolled, some finger-soiling, foxing and nicking to contents. Not only are Lang's generally conceded to be the best English versions of standard stories, his collections are the richest and widest in range.

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The Grey Fairy Book

From United Kingdom to U. The donkey who turns into a price, a spinning wheel that turns moss into silk, revengeful fairies, and ogre-like fathers of lovely daughters strike responsive chords in readers, even when they appear in new circumstances. About this Item: Longmans, Green and Co. Such are the new fairy stories. Ford for Andrew Lang's The Orange Fairy Book The best-known volumes of the series are the 12 Fairy Books, each of which is distinguished by its own color. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1900.

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The Grey Fairy Book

The Grey Fairy Book

However, many fairy tale collectors include tales with no strictly marvelous elements. The goat-faced girl, Prunella, the three sons of Hali, giants and dwarfs, monsters and magicians, fairies and ogres--these are the companions who thrill boys and girls of all lands and all times, as Andrew Lang's phenomenally successful collections of stories have proved. The Langs did not collect any fairy tales from , yet only they and 1651—1705 have collected tales from such a large variety of sources. From United Kingdom to U. They have been translated and adapted by Mrs. Probably the possible combinations, like possible musical combinations, are not unlimited in number, but children may be less sensitive in the matter of fairies than Mr. These collections have been immensely influential; the Langs gave many of the tales their first appearance in English.

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The Grey Fairy Book

The goat-faced girl, Prunella, the three sons of Hali, giants and dwarfs, monsters and magicians, fairies and ogres—these are the companions who thrill boys and girls of all lands and all times, as Andrew Lang's phenomenally successful collections of stories have proved. The French author may have had some Oriental original before him in parts; at all events he copied the Eastern method of putting tale within tale, like the Eastern balls of carved ivory. Lang, Miss Eleanor Sellar, Miss Blackley, and Miss Hang. Illustrated frontispiece with tissue guard, vignette title page, 31 plates, and illustrations in the text throughout by Ford. In all, the volumes feature 798 stories, besides the 153 in The Blue Poetry Book.

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The Grey Fairy Book

Excerpt There was once upon a time a king who was so much beloved by his subjects that he thought himself the happiest monarch in the whole world, and he had everything his heart could desire. About this Item: Longmans, Green and Co, 1900. Gilt blocked design to front cover and spine. A certain number of incidents are shaken into many varying combinations, like the fragments of coloured glass in the kaleidoscope. Tales in this collection derive from Lithuania, East Africa, Germany and various other countries. Not only are Lang's generally conceded to be the best English versions of standard stories, his collections are the richest and widest in range.


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Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang, First Edition

The Grey Fairy Book

Stories include: Donkey Skin; The Goblin Pony; An Impossible Enchantment; The Story Of Dschemil And Dschemila; Janni And The Draken; The Story Of Bensurdatu; Fortunatus And His Purse; The Goat-Faced Girl; The Story Of The Queen Of The Flowery Isles; Udea And Her Seven Brothers; Mohammed With The Magic Finger; The Story Of The Three Sons Of Hali; The Daughter Of Buk Ettemsuch; The Sunchild; Laughing Eye And Weeping Eye, Or The Limping Fox; The Simpleton; A Fairy's Blunder, and more. It is almost impossible to envision what childhood would be like without the enchanting world of fairyland. A certain number of incidents are shaken into many varying combinations, like the fragments of coloured glass in the kaleidoscope. About this Item: London: Longmans, Green, and Co. The donkey who turns into a prince, a spinning wheel that turns moss into silk, revengeful fairies, and ogre-like fathers of lovely daughters strike responsive chords in readers, even when they appear in new circumstances. The stories, as usual, illustrate the method of popular fiction.

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