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Lang (Andrew) [The Fairy Books], first editions, 12 vol., 1889-1910.

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Lang (Andrew) [The Fairy Books], first editions, 12 vol., 1889-1910.
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Lang (Andrew) [The Fairy Books], 12 vol., all but one first editions, 'Red' book second edition, colour and plain plates by H. J. Ford and others, the 'Olive', 'Pink', 'Orange', and 'Crimson' clean and crisp, others with occasional light spotting or browning, some with contemporary ink ownership signatures or gift presentations, 'Brown' with attractive contemporary hand-colouring, 'Green' and 'Yellow' with occasional crude hand-colouring to plates, 'Grey' with abrasion marks to pastedown and hinges reinforced with tape, original pictorial cloth, spine ends bumped and creased, spines faded, worse to the 'Yellow' book, still overall an attractive set, 8vo, 1889-1910.

⁂ A bright and crisp set of Lang's beloved Fairy Books.
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Lang (Andrew) [The Fairy Books], first editions, 12 vol., 1889-1910.

Estimate £1,000 - £1,500
May 26, 2022
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0226: Lang (Andrew) [The Fairy Books], first editions, 12 vol., 1889-1910.

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Est. £1,000 - £1,500Starting Price £950
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May 26, 2022 5:30 AM EDT
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Lang (Andrew) [The Fairy Books], 12 vol., all but one first editions, 'Red' book second edition, colour and plain plates by H. J. Ford and others, the 'Olive', 'Pink', 'Orange', and 'Crimson' clean and crisp, others with occasional light spotting or browning, some with contemporary ink ownership signatures or gift presentations, 'Brown' with attractive contemporary hand-colouring, 'Green' and 'Yellow' with occasional crude hand-colouring to plates, 'Grey' with abrasion marks to pastedown and hinges reinforced with tape, original pictorial cloth, spine ends bumped and creased, spines faded, worse to the 'Yellow' book, still overall an attractive set, 8vo, 1889-1910.

⁂ A bright and crisp set of Lang's beloved Fairy Books.

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