If you research some of the more rare colors like crimson, it sells for. Folio society andrew lang complete rainbow fairy book. Complete set of 12 colourthemed volumesfine complete 12 volume folio society set. It is an essential companion to a collection that celebrates childrens literature. Beautifully crafted, imaginative editions of the worlds great works of fiction and nonfiction, folio society books offer a rich literary experience to readers of all ages. Folio and the golden cockerel press shared premises. 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. Folio society fairy books fairy book, rainbow fairy books. 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. The folio fairy tales ones are absolutely beautiful especially any illustrated by edmund dulacarthur rackham. The book is bound in blue cloth with gilt on the cover and spine along with red and white illustrations by sandwyx. The original rainbow fairy books were illustrated by henry j. If you research some of the more rare colors like crimson, it sells for several hundred dollars for the one book. Ford, mostly in black and white, but for the folio edition we turned to prolific artist and illustrator charles van sandwyk.
The folio societys agatha christie books beautifulbooks. One cant help but wonder if daniel handler wasnt just a teensy bit inspired by this atmospheric drama about two cousins whose happiness is threatened by their malevolent new governess. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large. The folio society was founded in 1947 by charles ede, christopher sandford of golden cockerel press, and alan bott founder of pan books. We also buy a large range of modern first editions, including. 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. Along with folio society books we buy easton press and franklin library and a number of other similar publishers such as first edition library.
Plus, these books are in excellent, like new condition with stunning pictures throughout. For further information, please click here or email us. Published in series with charles van sandwyk s bestselling how to see fairies, mr rabbit s symphony of nature and o ther tails is a new folio society. 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.
The pink fairy book folio society edition by andrew lang. Andrew lang, lauren nassef illustrator, kate bernheimer introduction 4. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not. Selling folio society books ardis books folio society.
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. The blue fairy book by andrew lang, folio society abebooks. Andrew langs rainbow fairy books the folio society. The fairy books folio society 12volume set andrew lang. Andrew lang folio society fairy books collectors weekly. Ebay always has a good supply of preowned often unread folio society books if you want to get them at discounted prices. Folio society andrew langs rainbow fairy books in 12 vols. This 2003 folio society book is in as new condition with no flaws.
Buy the blue fairy book book online at the folio society from the worlds most extensive selection of beautifully illustrated books. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Well, theres this publisher that goes above and beyond when it comes to making desirable books. This volume includes some of the most wellknown tales, with seven from the brothers grimm, five from the french writer mariecatherine. Founded in london in 1947, the folio society publishes carefully crafted editions of the worlds finest literature.
The christmas discounted books are now up on the website at least in the u. The violet fairy book folio society edition, the grey fairy book, the orange fairy book, the blue fairy book, t. We are the largest seller of secondhand folio society books in the uk. Beautifully crafted, imaginative editions of the worlds great works of fiction and nonfiction. It features an introduction by author stella duffy, which explores some of the more spiky elements of miss marples personality, and also rather hilariously warns against reading all the stories in one sitting, noting that after half a dozen stories in which no one else even guesses at the truth while. The crimson fairy book, by folio society fairy book, book. Folio society fairy books fairy book, rainbow fairy. 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. It was forged in the same crucible of snobbery as the easton press, appearing in 1947 as a. The blue fairy book by lang, andrew and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Mar, 2014 this pin was discovered by lizeth lopez chandler. The blue fairy book by lang, andrew ed and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
All books come in their own individually colored sturdy cardboard slip case. The crimson fairy book, by folio society fairy book. Folio society complete andrew lang fairy book collection. It will have info on wicca and my own book of shadows entries. Well, theres this publisher that goes above and beyond when it comes to making. The folio society is a privately owned londonbased publisher, founded by charles ede in 1947 and incorporated in 1971. The grey fairy book folio society edition by andrew lang. The folio society presents a glorious new edition of lewis carrolls immortal tale, illustrated by acclaimed artist charles van sandwyk. Limited editions aside, the most important thing about the folio society is what it brings in quality and enjoyment to the greatest number of people.
We also buy a large range of modern first editions, including fiction, art, photography and antiquarian volumes. Also check out grimms fairy tales, hans andersens fairy tales, and perraults fairy tales for kids who loved a series of unfortunate events. And not to raise any ones hopes the pink fairy book is still not listed and remains out of print. The complete miss marple stories was a singlevolume release, in a matching binding.
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. 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. The blue fairy book, the red fairy book, the green fairy book, the yellow fairy book, the. Sep 28, 2010 the christmas discounted books are now up on the website at least in the u. Why would anyone care about the future value and why would anyone want to see folio society books become too expensive for the majority of people. 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. Folio society langs rainbow fairy books beautifulbooks. The books, ordered chronologically, are as follows. The complete rainbow fairy books 12 volumes folio society. The 100 greatest folio society books ever published. A beautiful and impressive addition to any fairy tale collectors shelves published by the folio society 20 fine condition. The yellow fairy book by andrew lang, folio society abebooks. 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.
Buy the odyssey book online at the folio society from the worlds most extensive selection of beautifully illustrated books. This item has no scratches, dents or chips, and comes with the original box. Absolutely stunning set of 12 volumes of andrew langs classic fairy books, reprinted by the folio society. Olive fairy book folio society, 2012 the prince and princess in the forest but instead of springing on him and tearing him to pieces, they lay down on the ground and licked his hands. 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. Selling secondhand folio society books ardis books. Aside from the red, pink and grey volumes, all books are sealed in shrink wrap and never opened. Looking at the dune page, the book looks beautiful. The lilac fairy book written by lang, andrew mccaughrean, geraldine illustrated by hackett, caitlin published by folio society stock code. New listing folio society the yellow fairy book andrew lang danuta mayer 2008.
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, 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. 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. I dont have any experience with the folio society books directly, but i do work for a book printing company. The blue fairy book hardcover january 1, 2006 by andrew lang author. You are viewing all stock in the folio society category.
It produces illustrated hardback editions of classic fiction and nonfiction books. The folio society came out with a set of multiple volumes and each book was a different color. Folio society book the hound of the baskervilles by arthur conan doyle. They publish illustrated editions of classics of fiction and non fiction. This is a spell book for anyones use but please do not use it for bad. Beautifully illustrated hardcover books folio society. Folio society books for sale in uk view 53 bargains. The folio society and the easton press john guy collick.
The blue fairy book was first published by andrew lang in 1889, and the folio society in 2003. The folio society, on the other hand, is still going strong and looks like its got the largest catalogue its ever had. Complete folio society fairy books all 12 crimson green gray brown orange violet ebay. Andrew lang, a scotsman, was a literary critic, novelist, poet, and a contributor to the field of anthropology. We currently have 332 books in this category in stock. Hans christian andersen fairy tales folio society ebay. May 02, 2010 why would anyone care about the future value and why would anyone want to see folio society books become too expensive for the majority of people. 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 fairy books folio society 12volume set andrew lang hpb. 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. The crimson fairy book folio society edition lang, andrew, tim stevens on. The crimson fairy book folio society edition by andrew lang. Each unsealed book is a first printing in this folio society edition, issued between 2007 and 2012, a very scarce set in this condition.
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. Buy online, view images and see past prices for folio society. Andrew lang was a scots poet, novelist and literary critic. 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. 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.
The folio society is a ukbased publisher of hardbacks only and their books are beautiful. 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. Nov 24, 2017 all books come in their own individually colored sturdy cardboard slip case. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Dec 05, 2015 also check out grimms fairy tales, hans andersens fairy tales, and perraults fairy tales for kids who loved a series of unfortunate events. 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.210 956 1328 1048 1125 463 505 36 713 727 961 345 708 560 1564 1206 1512 101 473 1139 618 1025 1 825 484 593 754 1151 1400 128 1503 600 1184 319 1070 774 1254 190 511 302 1089 1419 1386 45 1232 772 1135 1286 472 1042 415