The Book of Saints and Heroes. LANG, ANDREW LANG, LEONORA BLANCHE.
The Book of Saints and Heroes

The Book of Saints and Heroes

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1912. First Edition. 8vo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. [xii], 351, pp. Publisher's original blue pictorial cloth, titled & decorated in gilt, with an image of St. Francis & the birds on spine, upper cover illustrated in gilt, with Saint George's Cross stamped also in red & white; top edge gilt. Illustrated with 12 color plates and numerous black & white reproductions by H.J. Ford; tissue-guarded frontispiece. Very good. Spine moderately sunned, with light rubbing to extremities & heavy rubbing to crown & foot of spine.

The penultimate collection from Lang's Fairy Books series: contains 23 stories about saints, including St. Jerome, St. Augustine, St. Columba, St. Margaret of Scotland, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, St. Louis IX, St. Francis, St. George, & several others.

Price: $90.00