The Green Fairy Book

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Andrew Lang
Longmans, Green, and Company, 1906 - JUVENILE FICTION - 366 pages
This book is an illustrated collection of fairy tales, translated and adapted from the French, German, Russian, Italian, Scottish and Chinese languages by British scholar and editor, Andrew Lang.
 

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Contents

I
II
25
III
29
IV
39
V
44
VI
52
VII
60
VIII
64
XXI
212
XXII
218
XXIII
225
XXIV
230
XXV
234
XXVI
265
XXVII
270
XXVIII
276

IX
81
X
96
XI
102
XII
133
XIII
141
XIV
147
XV
153
XVI
171
XVII
176
XVIII
182
XIX
190
XX
198
XXIX
280
XXX
284
XXXI
290
XXXII
294
XXXIII
298
XXXIV
305
XXXV
313
XXXVI
318
XXXVII
322
XXXVIII
337
XXXIX
347
XL
354

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