1908 Rare First Edition - THE BOOK OF PRINCES & PRINCESSES by Mrs. Lang & Andrew Lang.
Author: Mrs. Lang. Edited by Andrew Lang. (Henry Justice Ford, illustrator).
Title: THE BOOK OF PRINCES AND PRINCESSES. With 8 coloured plates and numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher : London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1908. First edition.
Size: 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: xix-361 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine, full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, armorial bookplate of John R. Anderson on first endpaper which has caused tanning on free endpaper opposite - as shown).
Illustrated: Beautifully and profusely illustrated by Henry Justice Ford. Complete with the 8 full-page color plates.
The book: Attractive and very nice First edition of Mrs. Lang's BOOK OF PRINCES AND PRINCESSES edited by Andrew Lang. Including Napoleon, His Majesty the King of Rome, The Princess Jeanne, Hacon the King, Mi Reina! Mi Reina!, Henriette the Siege Baby, The Red Rose, The White Rose, Richard the Fearless, Frederick and Wilhelmine, Une Reine Malheureuse, The 'Little Queen', Two Little Girls and their Mother AND The Troubles of the Princess Elizabeth.
The editor: Andrew Lang FBA (31 March 1844 – 20 July 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him.
The illustrator: Henry Justice Ford (1860–1941) was a prolific and successful English artist and illustrator, active from 1886 through to the late 1920s. Sometimes known as H. J. Ford or Henry J. Ford, he came to public attention when he provided the numerous beautiful illustrations for Andrew Lang's Fairy Books, which captured the imagination of a generation of British children and were sold worldwide in the 1880s and 1890s.
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