FAIRY TALES. OLD FRIENDS AMONG THE FAIRIES: selected and edited by Andrew Lang. London et al: Longmans Green 1926. 8vo (6 3/4 x 8 1/2"), green pictorial cloth, VG+. 1st edition. 23 fairy tales from traditional to those less known, are illustrated by H.J. Ford with 4 beautiful tipped-in color plates, lovely dragon motif cover design and pictorial endpapers. Also featuring a profusion of full page and smaller black and whites by Ford, G.P. Jacomb Hood and Lanceclot Speed. An interesting and uncommon book of tales.