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Folio Society The Orange Fairy Book Lang, Andrew (ed) 2013 Tomislav Tomic
2013. Condition: Like New. Lang, Andrew (ed) - The Orange Fairy BookPublished Place LondonPublisherFolio SocietyPublished Year 2013 EditionFirst Thus Inventory number129707ISBN No ISBN availableWeight2000 g DescriptionFine Hardback. No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. Bound in buckram. Blocked with a design by Tomislav Tomic. Frontispiece and 12 colour illustrations and a number of black & white illustrations. Set in Founder's Caslon. 320 pages. Book size: 10" x 7 ½". With stories from as far afield as Iceland and Australia, including Hans Christian Andersen's classic 'The Ugly Duckling', this edition features original illustrations by Tomislav Tomic. 'The stories are taken from those told by grannies to grandchildren in many countries and in many languages - French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Gaelic, Icelandic, Cherokee, African, Indian, Australian, Slavonic, Eskimo.' In his preface to the final title in our Rainbow Fairy Book series, Andrew Lang describes the diverse origins of these tales. They vary from 'The Ugly Duckling' by Hans Christian Andersen to 'The White Slipper' - a reversal of the Cinderella story, in which the king loses his precious white slipper and offers his daughter's hand to whoever finds it. Stories included are The Story of the Hero Makóma, The Magic Mirror, Story of the King who would see Paradise, How Isuro the Rabbit tricked Gudu, Ian, the Soldier's Son, The Fox and the Wolf, How Ian Direach got the Blue Falcon, The Ugly Duckling, The Two Caskets, The Goldsmith's Fortune, The Enchanted Wreath, The Foolish Weaver , The Clever Cat, The Sto … [Click Below for Full Description]
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