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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.

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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.

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

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898)

Tales selected from The Thousand Nights and a Night.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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