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The Olive Fairy Book - LANG, Andrew (Ed.)

Longmans Green & Co., 1950, Hardback ..
Condition: Good. Boards a little rubbed at extremities, some fraying at the corners. Hinges exposed at ffep. Internally clean & bright.

Green cloth with now faded gilt titling to spine, gilt illustration of a fairy chariot to upper board. Colour frontispiece. MOST of the stories in the Olive Fairy Book come from India. Those that are from collections recorded in Turkey, Arabia, Armenia and the Sudan may have been brought from the Far East by people who came to settle in the Near East. Variants of a few of the stories may be found in collections like Flora Annie Steel's Tales from the Punjab, but for most of them the Olive Fairy Book is the only source. 236pp. Size: 8vo Large Post (8¼" x 5") Illustrated by Anne Vaughan. Introduction / preface by Mary Gould Davis.

£10.00 (Now Sold)