The brown fairy book


The brown fairy book

Alternative Title

The brown fairy book / edited by Andrew Lang ; with eight coloured plates and numerous illustrations by H.J. Ford



The fairy book series
Part of the Lindsay Shaw Collection

Table Of Contents

What the rose did to the cypress - Ball-Carrier and the bad one - How Ball-Carrier finished his task - The Bunyip - Father Grumbler - The story of the Yara - The cunning hare - The turtle and his bride - How Geirald the coward was punished - Hábogi - How the little brother set free his big brothers - The sacred milk of Koumongoé - The wicked wolverine - The husband of the rat's daughter - The mermaid and the boy - Pivi and Kabo - The elf maiden - How some wild animals became tame ones - Fortune and the wood-cutter - The enchanted head - The sister of the sun - The prince and the three fates - The fox and the Lapp - Kisa the cat - The lion and the cat - Which was the foolishest? - Asmund and Signy - Rübezahl - Story of the king who would be stronger than fate - Story of Wali Dâd the simple-hearted - Tale of a tortoise and of a mischievous monkey - The knights of the fish


Held by Monash University Library's Rare Books Collection. Find this item in the Library catalogue.




350 pages, 8 leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm


Out of copyright

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Lang, Andrew, 1844 - 1912 and Ford, Henry Justice, 1860 - 1941, “The brown fairy book,” Monash Collections Online, accessed July 22, 2024,

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