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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1893 - 312 pages

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Andrew Lang, as you probably know was a Scotsman who collected fairy tales with the unique attribute of color--The Green Fairy Book, The Blue Fairy Book, etc. He also wrote some scholarly works on ... Read full review

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