LANG,ANDREW. THE RED FAIRY BOOK. London: Longmans Green 1890. 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 1/4"), red gilt pictorial cloth, all edges gilt, spine slightly dulled, scattered foxing, slight lean, overall tight and VG condition. 1st edition, 1st printing of the second fairy book. Illustrated by H.J. FORD with 100 illustrations - 4 black and white plates and numerous black and whites throughout the text. LAID IN IS A HUMOROUS NOTE FROM LANG READING: "WOULD THAT AMERICANS BOUGHT MY BOOKS HALF AS MUCH AS THEY REQUEST MY AUTOGRAPH! ANDREW LANG. This is a nice copy of arguably the rarest title in the series.