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The All Sorts of Stories Book

£39.99

Product description

Longmans, Green, and Co, London, 1911, first edition, hardback, no dustjacket, 12mo, pp xvi + 377, 5 colour plates, 13 full page B&W plates and 30 illustrations in text.

Andrew Lang (1844–1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, and literary critic who produced a number of collections of true and fictional stories for children between 1889 and 1913. This book, in common with three other of Andrew Lang’s volumes, was supposedly written by “Mrs Lang”. It contains thirty stories on a variety of subjects, including true stories, Greek myths, and stories from Alexandre Dumas, Walter Scott and Edgar Allan Poe.

Very good condition. Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and gilt design to front. Bumping to extremities and sunning to spine. Some marks on rear board (see photo). Endpapers show tanning and foxing. Page edges gilt. Occasional minor marks on pages.

Item details

Author(s):
Lang, Mrs; Lang, Andrew (Editor)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Dimensions:
188 x 135 x 34 mm
Edition:
First edition (1911)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
377
Publisher:
Longmans, Green and Co.
Title:
The All Sorts of Stories Book

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Longmans, Green, and Co, London, 1911, first edition, hardback, no dustjacket, 12mo, pp xvi + 377, 5 colour plates, 13 full page B&W plates and 30 illustrations in text.

Andrew Lang (1844–1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, and literary critic who produced a number of collections of true and fictional stories for children between 1889 and 1913. This book, in common with three other of Andrew Lang’s volumes, was supposedly written by “Mrs Lang”. It contains thirty stories on a variety of subjects, including true stories, Greek myths, and stories from Alexandre Dumas, Walter Scott and Edgar Allan Poe.

Very good condition. Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and gilt design to front. Bumping to extremities and sunning to spine. Some marks on rear board (see photo). Endpapers show tanning and foxing. Page edges gilt. Occasional minor marks on pages.

Author(s):
Lang, Mrs; Lang, Andrew (Editor)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Dimensions:
188 x 135 x 34 mm
Edition:
First edition (1911)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
377
Publisher:
Longmans, Green and Co.
Title:
The All Sorts of Stories Book

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