Edited by Andrew Lang.
48 tales from all over the world include The Emperor's New Clothes, The Tinder-box, How to Tell a True Princess, and The Nightingale, from Andersen, Grimm, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Germany, France, England, American Indians, and Iceland. Morals may be more memorable than details; endings may vary. 104 illustrations - 22 plates, 82 woodcuts.
Andrew Gabriel Lang was a prolific Scots man of letters. He was a poet, novelist, and literary critic, and a contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales.