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Book Description

Andrew Lang The Red True Story Book. Historical people, exploration, adventures, voyages, battles and achievements. The Red True Story Book, edited by Andrew Lang and illustrated by Henry J Ford. Frontispiece and 18 plates plus dozens of woodcuts in the text. 419 pages, all edges lovely bright gilt. Black endpapers. Tissue guard for frontispiece is foxed, occasional small marks and a few light corner creases, 7 x 4 mm tip missing from rear free endpaper, else contents very good, binding firm. 190 x 130 mm [approx. 7 ½” x 5”] 8vo gilt decorated red cloth; spine is faded, covers lightly marked, gilt nice and bright. Longmans Green and Company 1st edition 1895
Dealer Notes
Joan of Arc, Pitcairn Islanders, Gudbrand of the Dales, The Wreck of the "Wager", prince Charlie's War, The Burke and Wills Exploring Expedition [Australia]
Author Andrew Lang
Date 1895
Binding Gilt decorated cloth
Publisher Longmans Green & Co
Illustrator Henry J Ford
Condition VG
Pages 419

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