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Andrew Lang

Author, Editor, Compiler

(1844 - 1912)

Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang was a Scots 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.



Bibliography

The All Sorts of Stories Book (1911)

Thirty stories of adventure & magic, collected and retold by Leonora Lang. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Animal Story Book (1896)

Here are 66 illustrated tales, mostly true, about creatures of land, sea, and air. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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Arabian Nights (1946)

Tales selected from The Thousand Nights and a Night.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Vera Bock

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898)

Tales selected from The Thousand Nights and a Night. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1969)

Tales from The Thousand Nights and a Night, include all of the adventures of Sindbad the sailor.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Blue Fairy Book (1889)

A wide range of fairy tales, with seven from the Brothers Grimm, five from Madame d’Aulnoy, three from the Arabian Nights, and four Norwegian fairytales, among other sources.

The Blue Fairy Book was the first volume in the series and so it contains some of the best known tales, taken from a variety of sources.

Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford
Jacomb Hood

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The Blue Fairy Book (1949)

Fairy tales from France and Germany, Scotland and England and Scandinavia. Drawn from the Brothers Grimm, Madame d’Aulnoy, the Arabian Nights and Norway and more.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Ben Kutcher

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The Blue Fairy Book (1965)

A wide range of fairy tales, with seven from the Brothers Grimm, five from Madame d’Aulnoy, three from the Arabian Nights, and four Norwegian fairytales, among other sources.

The Blue Fairy Book was the first volume in the series and so it contains some of the best known tales, taken from a variety of sources.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford
Jacomb Hood
Various

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The Blue Fairy Book (1975)

A wide range of fairy tales, with seven from the Brothers Grimm, five from Madame d’Aulnoy, three from the Arabian Nights, and four Norwegian fairytales, among other sources.

The Blue Fairy Book was the first volume in the series and so it contains some of the best known tales, taken from a variety of sources.

This edition edited by Brian Alderson eliminates some of the weaker tales and corrects errors in others.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): John Lawrence

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The Blue Poetry Book (1891)

The purpose of this collection is to provide children with great poems. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford
Lancelot Speed

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The Blue True Story Book (1896)

A collection of true historical adventures, including the conquest of Mexico. This is a shorter version of The True Story Book intended for schools. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford
Et al

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The Book of Princes and Princesses (1908)

A book of fairy tales based on real princes and princesses. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Book of Romance (1902)

A collection of romances, chiefly from the Arthurian cycle. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Book of Saints and Heroes (1912)

A collection of biographies of saints and heroes. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Brown Fairy Book (1904)

Stories from many different cultures. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Chronicles of Pantouflia (1932)

Includes Prince Prigio and Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Gordon Browne

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The Chronicles of Pantouflia (1981)

Includes Prince Prigio and Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Jeanne Titherington

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The Conquest of Montezuma’s Empire (1928)

A condensed version of Prescott’s Conquest of Mexico, which was originally published by Andrew Lang in his The True Story Book. It tells the deathless story of how Hernando Cortez and a small band of Spanish adventurers conquered the evil kingdom of the Aztecs.

Author(s): William Hickling Prescott
Minnie Wright
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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The Crimson Fairy Book (1903)

A collection of traditional fairy tales, mainly from Europe. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Crimson Fairy Book (1947)

A collection of fairy tales mainly from European sources.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Ben Kutcher

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Gadshill Edition of the Works of Charles Dickens (1908)

Based on the author’s final edition with the original illustrations as well as many additional illustrations. Includes two volumes of uncollected pieces and the two-volume biography by John Forster for a total of 38 volumes.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
John Forster
Illustrator(s): Hablot K. Browne
George Cruikshank
Harry Furniss
Et al

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The Gold of Fairnilee (1888)

Tells how Randal found the gold of Fairnilee and used it in time of famine to aid the people. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): E. A. Lemann
T. Scott

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The Green Fairy Book (1892)

This is the third collection of fairy tales edited by Andrew Lang. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Green Fairy Book (1948)

A collection of classic fairy tales.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Dorothy Lake Gregory

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The Green Fairy Book (1978)

This is the third collection of fairy tales edited by Andrew Lang. This new edition from Brian Alderson features many corrections and a few new translations.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Antony Maitland

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The Grey Fairy Book (1900)

A collection of fairy stories from around the world. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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In Fairyland (1979)

Dicky Doyle drew the pictures and William Allingham wrote a poem, A Forest in Fairyland. Then Andrew Lang wrote a tale, The Princess Nobody to go with the pictures. Read online at the University of Florida.

Author(s): William Allingham
Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle

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The Library (1881)

Andrew Lang writes on books and book collecting. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Austin Dobson
Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle
Kate Greenaway
Et al

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The Lilac Fairy Book (1910)

A collection of international fairy tales. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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Mostly Magic (1958)

A collection of traditional fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes for younger children.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Edward Lear
Hugh Lofting
Beatrix Potter
Et al
Illustrator(s): Boris Artzybasheff
L. Leslie Brooke
Wanda Gág
Howard Pyle
Dr. Seuss
Et al

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My Own Fairy Book (1895)

Includes Prince Prigio, Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia and The Gold of Fairnilee. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Gordon Browne
E. A. Lemann
T. Scott

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The Nursery Rhyme Book (1897)

A collection of traditional nursery rhymes. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Nursery Rhymes (1916)

This is a smaller format edition of The Nursery Rhyme Book. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): None
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Nursery Rhymes: Volume I Songs and Ditties (1916)

A collection of traditional songs and rhymes. Volume I of III. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Nursery Rhymes: Volume II Rhymes and Lullabies (1916)

A collection of nursery rhymes and lullabies, part of a set derived from Nursery Rhymes and The Book of Nursery Rhymes. This is Volume II. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Nursery Rhymes: Volume III Tales and Jingles (1916)

Traditional nursery rhymes and songs. This is volume III. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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The Olive Fairy Book (1907)

An eclectic collection of fairy tales. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Olive Fairy Book (1950)

This new edition has a somewhat different selection of stories than the original edition.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Anne Vaughan

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The Orange Fairy Book (1906)

A diverse collection of fairy tales. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Orange Fairy Book (1950)

A new set of illustrations for an old friend.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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The Pink Fairy Book (1897)

A collection of fairy tales from many lands. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Pink Fairy Book (1982)

A collection of fairy tales from many lands. Brian Alderson has pruned, corrected and retranslated some of the stories for this edition.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Colin McNaughton

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Prince Prigio (1889)

At his christening, an evil fairy gives Prince Prigio the gift of being too clever. Fortunately, with the help of the magic gifts of his other fairy godmothers, everything turns out in the end. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Gordon Browne

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Prince Prigio (1942)

At his christening, an evil fairy gives Prince Prigio the gift of being too clever. Fortunately, with the help of the magic gifts of his other fairy godmothers, everything turns out in the end.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia (1893)

Having found his father King Prigio’s magic gifts, Ricardo becomes reckless and has to seek assistance from the Princess Jaqueline. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Gordon Browne

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Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia (1979)

Prince Ricardo has discovered his father King Prigio’s magic articles and gone on a villain-slaying spree -- but now finds himself in trouble and must look to Princess Jaqueline for help.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Klaas Bil

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The Princess Nobody: A Tale of Fairyland (1884)

Richard Doyle drew a series of fairy illustrations. William Allingham then wrote poetry to go with them to produce the first book, In Fairy Land. Several years later, Andrew Lang wrote a fairy story to go with the illustrations. Read online at UofF.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle

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The Rainbow Fairy Book (1993)

A selection of tales from the famous ‘Color’ fairy books.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899)

A collection of stories about animals, mainly true. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Red Book of Heroes (1909)

Biographies of people who were truly in earnest. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator(s): A. Wallis Mills

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The Red Fairy Book (1890)

In this the second of his fairy books, Andrew Lang does take a hand in the writing. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford
Lancelot Speed

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The Red Fairy Book (1924)

In this, his second fairy tale collection, Andrew Lang does take a hand in the writing.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Gustaf Tenggren

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The Red Fairy Book (1950)

In this, the second of his fairy tale books, Andrew Lang does take a hand in the writing.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Marc Simont

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The Red Fairy Book (1976)

In this the second of his fairy books, Andrew Lang does take a hand in the writing. This edition was edited by Brian Alderson who has eliminated a few stories and supplied stronger translations for others.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Faith Jaques

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The Red Romance Book (1905)

A selection of stories from the old epics and some newer tales such as Don Quixote. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Red True Story Book (1895)

A collection of true stories of adventure and heroism. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Rose Fairy Book (1948)

A selection of tales from the Brown, Grey, Lilac, Orange and Pink Fairy Books.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Vera Bock

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The Strange Story Book (1913)

A collection or stories, some of them true, mostly fictitious. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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A Tale of Fairyland (The Princess Nobody) (2000)

Richard Doyle did a suite of fairy illustrations for which William Allingham wrote a poem. Several years later Andrew Lang wrote a fairy tale to go with the illustrations which is here republished by Dover with additional illustrations from the first version.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle

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Tales of a Fairy Court (1906)

Further adventures of Prince Prigio.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): A. A. Dixon

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Tales of Troy and Greece (1907)

A retelling of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Homer
Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The True Story Book (1893)

True stories of adventure. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford
Et al

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The Violet Fairy Book (1901)

A collection of traditional fairy tales from many lands. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Violet Fairy Book (1951)

A collection of traditional fairy tales from many lands, with new illustrations.

Author(s): Andrew Lang
Illustrator(s): Dorothy Lake Gregory

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The Yellow Fairy Book (1894)

A multitudinous collection of fairy tales from many lands. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): H. J. Ford

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The Yellow Fairy Book (1948)

A multitudinous collection of fairy tales from many lands.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Janice Holland

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The Yellow Fairy Book (1980)

A multitudinous collection of fairy tales from many lands.

Author(s): Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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