The Golden Mermaid and Other Stories. From The Pink, Green and Crimson Fairy Books. London: Green, 1906. New Impression. Pp,196. Green cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine & on upper cover. Boards lightly soiled, contents generally in very good condition.
With a coloured frontispiece and numerous illustrations in the text by Henry J. Ford.
Andrew Lang’s coloured Fairy Books constitute a twelve-volume series of fairy tale collections which are often cited as inspiration to J.R. Tolkien and his Middle-Earth novels.