PAPERBLANKS JOURNAL - OLIVE FAIRY - HARDCOVER - ULTRA

PAPERBLANKS JOURNAL - OLIVE FAIRY - HARDCOVER - ULTRA

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  • 144 pages - 180 x 230mm (7 x 9in) - 120gsm
  • Select LINED or UNLINED - 1 x lined and 1x unlined available
  • Smythe sewn binding
  • Elastic band closure
  • Memento pouch
  • Bookmark ribbon page marker
  • Acid-free, archival paper
  • Takes pen and ink beautifully

Lang’s Fairy Books

This captivating image comes from the first edition of Scottish poet and anthropologist Andrew Lang’s The Olive Fairy Book. Compiled in 1907 by Lang and illustrated by Henry Justice Ford, the book was one in a twelve-part series known as Lang’s Fairy Books, with each book named for the colour of its fairy.

Our Olive Fairy journal reproduces the front cover of Lang’s Olive Fairy Book. Published in 1907, it included stories such as “The Golden-Headed Fish” and “The Prince and the Princess in the Forest.” The stories were gathered from places like Turkey, India, Denmark, Armenia and Sudan. Here, Ford’s Olive Fairy illustration offers a botanical and almost insectile quality that gives her a sense of scientific realism as well as fey possibility