They have minor bumps on the slipcases but the books inside are in perfect condition, as both books are still sealed and never opened. Before long, the reader is drawn into his enchanting cast of fairy. First published in 1903, the crimson fairy book was the eighth volume to be compiled by andrew lang in his splendid, historic rainbow series of fairy tales. The blue fairy book so popular in its day that it went on to launch an entire series the rainbow fairy books has all the ingredients one would expect to find in a collection of fairy. The folio society, on the other hand, is still going strong and looks like its got the largest catalogue its ever had. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Folio society books for sale in uk view 53 bargains. Folio revisited the grand dame of crime fiction again in 2012, when they released a fourvolume boxed set of folio society miss marple novels, featuring the murder at the vicarage, the body in the library. New listing the blue fairy book andrew lang the folio society slipcase hardback new sealed.
The yellow fairy book by andrew lang, folio society abebooks. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. The books, ordered chronologically, are as follows. Along with folio society books we buy easton press and franklin library and a number of other similar publishers such as first edition library. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The crimson fairy book, by folio society fairy book, book. Published in series with charles van sandwyks bestselling how to see fairies, mr rabbits symphony of nature and other tails is a new folio society treasury of poems and stories, all beautifully illustrated. The pink fairy book folio society edition by andrew lang. This beautifully illustrated collection from the folio society, introduced by the acclaimed childrens poet michael rosen, has been produced in series with the enormously popular folio editions of andrew langs rainbow fairy books. Hans christian andersen fairy tales folio society ebay. And not to raise any ones hopesthe pink fairy book is still not listed and remains out of print. The langs fairy books are a series of 25 collections of true and fictional stories for children published between 1889 and 19 by andrew lang and his wife, leonora blanche alleyne. This beautifully illustrated collection from the folio society, introduced by the acclaimed childrens poet michael rosen, has been produced in series with the enormously popular folio editions of andrew. The folio society and the easton press john guy collick.
Buy the blue fairy book book online at the folio society from the worlds most extensive selection of beautifully illustrated books. I managed to get the full set of andrew langs fairy books before they went out of print and they are almost too good to read, objects of art in themselves. Folio and the golden cockerel press shared premises. Wise wizards, beautiful princesses and vengeful gods fill the exciting pages of the folio society s fairytales and mythology selection. I should probably have titled this 10 folio society classics to give to your children this christmas that you will want to keep for yourself. Folio society book the hound of the baskervilles by arthur conan doyle. The folio societys agatha christie books beautifulbooks. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and well let you know just as soon as it comes in. The complete rainbow fairy books 12 volumes folio society. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Complete set of 12 colourthemed volumesfine complete 12 volume folio society set. Andrew lang was a scots poet, novelist and literary critic. If you research some of the more rare colors like crimson, it sells for several hundred dollars for the one book.
You are viewing all stock in the folio society category. Save folio society fairy book andrew lang to get email alerts and updates on your ebay feed. The violet fairy book folio society edition, the grey fairy book, the orange fairy book, the blue fairy book, t. Folio colour fairy books each one a gift from my dad for. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not. The crimson fairy book, published in 1903, is the eighth of twelve collected fairy story books that were researched, translated and compiled by andrew lang 18441912 and his wife, leonora blanche.
Well, theres this publisher that goes above and beyond when it comes to making. Advice on buying a set of folio society books on ebay. This could be a gem of a collection if completed on par with the patrick obrian or the andrew lang fairy sets. It is also the eighth to be published in the folio society. Andrew lang, a scotsman, was a literary critic, novelist, poet, and a contributor to the field of anthropology. Folio society andrew lang complete rainbow fairy book.
The folio society is a ukbased publisher of hardbacks only and their books are beautiful. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large. Complete folio society fairy books all 12 crimson green gray brown orange violet ebay. Andrew lang did a collection of books, called the rainbow fairy books because each book is named after a.
Please send a list of titles and their condition, along with your location, and we will send a quote if we are interested, or a polite refusal if not. The crimson fairy book, by folio society fairy book. Empires of the ancient near east by the folio society the hittites, the babylonians, the egyptians. I am looking at the shelves above and below your beautiful fairy books. They publish illustrated editions of classics of fiction and non fiction. Each edition contains carefully selected illustrations and photographs. Plus, these books are in excellent, like new condition with stunning pictures throughout. The fairy books folio society 12volume set andrew lang. It produces illustrated hardback editions of classic fiction and nonfiction books. It is an essential companion to a collection that celebrates childrens literature.
Nov 24, 2017 all books come in their own individually colored sturdy cardboard slip case. It was forged in the same crucible of snobbery as the easton press, appearing in 1947 as a. Andrew lang folio society fairy books collectors weekly. Illustrated hardcover non fiction books folio society. Mar, 2014 this pin was discovered by lizeth lopez chandler. The blue fairy book by lang, andrew and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. We also buy a large range of modern first editions, including.
Sep 28, 2010 the christmas discounted books are now up on the website at least in the u. Selling folio society books ardis books folio society. These include the new violet and brown fairy books. Folio society the yellow fairy book andrew lang danuta.
The folio society is a privately owned londonbased publisher, founded by charles ede in 1947 and incorporated in 1971. Christmas 2018 books folio society devotees librarything. Not wanting fairy tales to be lost, lang began his ambitious project, culminating in 12 books, all with a different color name. Browse the best in classic, awardwinning, and modern nonfiction. Explore the legends and myths of the ancient world, get reacquainted with classic fairytales, or enjoy modern retellings of your favourite stories in these beautifully illustrated collectors editions. The 100 greatest folio society books ever published. I dont have any experience with the folio society books directly, but i do work for a book printing company. For further information, please click here or email us. Stories include sleeping beauty, little red ridinghood, blue beard, puss in boots, cinderella, beauty and the beast. The best known books of the series are the 12 collections of fairy tales also known as andrew langs coloured fairy books or andrew langs fairy books of many. Folio society complete andrew lang fairy book collection. The lilac fairy book written by lang, andrew mccaughrean, geraldine illustrated by hackett, caitlin published by folio society stock code. Standing like an island amid the sea of cheap mass produced paperbacks and formulaic new releases from the latest bright young things is the folio society.
The crimson fairy book, published in 1903, is the eighth of twelve collected fairy story books that were researched, translated and compiled by andrew lang 18441912 and his wife, leonora blanche alleyne lang. If you research some of the more rare colors like crimson, it sells for. The grey fairy book folio society edition by andrew lang. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Well, theres this publisher that goes above and beyond when it comes to making desirable books. Aside from the red, pink and grey volumes, all books are sealed in shrink wrap and never opened. The pink fairy book, published in 1897, is a compilation french, andrew lang embarked on a mission to compile fairy tales from various cultures in 1889 with the publication of his blue fairy book. Yet another installment in langs fairy books, the grey fairy book didnt have quite as many great stories as some others, but there were enough unusual or engaging ones to keep my interest. The folio fairy tales ones are absolutely beautiful especially any illustrated by edmund dulacarthur rackham. We currently have 332 books in this category in stock. Folio society fairy books fairy book, rainbow fairy. Rainbow fairy books rainbow fairies i love books books to read my.
Selling secondhand folio society books ardis books. Buy online, view images and see past prices for folio society. The blue fairy book by andrew lang, folio society abebooks. The folio society came out with a set of multiple volumes and each book was a different color. Original uniform pictorial buckram cloth, top edges in matching colours, in slipcases all vols except blue, brown and violet in publishers unopened shrinkwrap a fine set. New listing folio society the yellow fairy book andrew lang danuta mayer 2008. Each unsealed book is a first printing in this folio society edition, issued between 2007 and 2012, a very scarce set in this condition. The fairy books folio society 12volume set andrew lang hpb. A short history of english literature phelps folio society 1979. A beautiful and impressive addition to any fairy tale collectors shelves published by the folio society 20 fine condition. Stunning folio society andrew lang fairy books the complete. The folio society was founded in 1947 by charles ede, christopher sandford of golden cockerel press, and alan bott founder of pan books.
Looking at the dune page, the book looks beautiful. How to see fairies charles van sandwyk has been intrigued by the fairy realm since he was a young boy and his imaginative prowess explains the incredibly detailed portraits that populate his stories. How have you managed to collect so many books from the folio society, all in great condition. All books come in their own individually colored sturdy cardboard slip case. Dec 05, 2015 i should probably have titled this 10 folio society classics to give to your children this christmas that you will want to keep for yourself. A shilling for candles josephine tey folio society 2016. Folio society fairy books fairy book, rainbow fairy books. It was forged in the same crucible of snobbery as the easton press, appearing in 1947 as a reaction against the rise of the postwar mass market paperback, though its target audience was more the metropolitan intellectual elite bloomsbury set or guardianistas, depending. Folio society andrew langs rainbow fairy books in 11 vols. This volume includes some of the most wellknown tales, with seven from the brothers grimm, five from the french writer mariecatherine daulnoy who. Default sorting sort by popularity sort by latest sort by price. We also buy a large range of modern first editions, including fiction, art, photography and antiquarian volumes.
Ebay always has a good supply of preowned often unread folio society books if you want to get them at discounted prices. Beautifully illustrated hardcover books folio society. Andrew langs rainbow fairy books the folio society. This item has no scratches, dents or chips, and comes with the original box. The blue fairy book so popular in its day that it went on to launch an entire series the rainbow fairy books has all the ingredients one would expect to find in a collection of fairy tales. Nov 18, 2017 stunning folio society andrew lang fairy books the complete collection published by daisy on 18 november 2017 18 november 2017 andrew lang was a scots poet, novelist and literary critic. The andrew lang fairy books the folio society nonesuch dickens leather edition in maroon leather covers paradiso by dante purgatorio by dante all pg wodehouse boxed sets northanger set of horrid novels 1968 marlborough, his life and times by churchill the world crisis by churchill 5 volume set swallows and amazons boxed sets. Churchill the world crisis the folio society and vol 3 winston s. Published in series with charles van sandwyks bestselling how to see fairies, mr rabbits symphony of nature and other tails is a new folio society treasury of poems and stories, all beautifully illustrated and elaborately decorated. This volume includes some of the most wellknown tales, with seven from the brothers grimm, five from the french writer mariecatherine.
Published in series with charles van sandwyks bestselling how to see fairies, mr rabbits symphony of nature and other tails is a new folio society treasury of poems. The blue fairy book was first published by andrew lang in 1889, and the folio society in 2003. Illustrations created for the lilac fairy book by andrew lang, published by the folio society. The firms goal was to produce editions of the worlds great literature, in a format worthy of the contents, at a price within the reach of everyman. Folio society langs rainbow fairy books beautifulbooks. I love them, myself, but i freely admit ive wasted far too much money on the additional books to make up the membership quota. The blue fairy book, the red fairy book, the green fairy book, the yellow fairy book, the. This organisation is half publisher, half book club as it has members and was founded in 1947 on the principle that books should be beautiful to the eye as well as captivating to the mind. Folio society the yellow fairy book andrew lang no slip case.1373 389 71 390 1054 814 466 914 1361 330 111 1197 642 1435 408 154 1299 689 1404 69 247 1014 627 568 1021 1421 714 357 780 497 829 658 351 961 1044 54 410 1390 621 810 1077 736 568 939 1440 927 1298 110