The Blue Fairy Book (1940)
Book ID: 62705
The Blue Fairy Book. With numerous Illustraions by J.J. Ford and G.P. Jacomb Hood. London: Longmans, 1940. Later Printing. A good copy in illustrated dust jacket, with chipping to edges.
The Blue Fairy Book – so popular in its day that it went on to launch an entire series (the Rainbow Fairy Books).
Andrew Lang’s coloured Fairy Books constitute a twelve-five volume series of fairy tale collections published between 1889 and 1913, which are often cited as inspiration to J.R. Tolkien and his Middle-Earth novels.