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Publication: The Yellow Fairy Book

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  • Publication: The Yellow Fairy BookPublication Record # 651829
  • Editor: Andrew Lang
  • Date: 1894-00-00
  • Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.
  • Pages: xviii+321
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Notes: Tales translated by Miss Cheape, Miss Alma & Thyra Alleyne, Miss (May?) Sellar, Miss Blackley, Mrs. Dent & Mrs. Andrew Lang (Leonora Lang)(except the Icelandic ones). 4 stories from Hermann Kletke's Märchensaal are from Germany, Hungary, Poland & Russia. Of the stories with no credited author: -The first 2 stories, plus 4 others, are from the Brothers Grimm. -The Little Green Frog, Alphege or the Green Monkey & Fairer-than-a-Fairy (based on Le Prince Arc-en-ciel) are from the Cabinet des fées (attributed to the Chevalier de Mailly). -The Wizard King is from Les fées illustres(also by de Mailly). -The Invisible Prince is by Madame Levesque(Cabinet des fées). -The Dead Wife is from Myths of the Iroquois by Erminnie A. Smith. -2 other "Red Indian" tales are from the publications of the Smithsonian Bureau of Ethnology. -The White Duck, The Magic Ring & the 3 Russian stories are from the collection Russische Märchen by Wilhelm Goldschmidt. -The Story of Big Klaus & Little Klaus & 9 other tales are from Hans Christian Andersen (including The Blue Mountains). -Prince Ring, The Witch in the Stone Boat and Hermod & Hadvor are from the Icelandic, translated by W. A. Craigie from J.C. Poestion's Islandische Märchen. Heinrich von Wlislocki's name is misspelled Wliolocki.
Anthology Title: The Yellow Fairy Book • juvenile • [Coloured Fairy Books • 4] • anthology by Andrew Lang

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