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The Collected Works of Andrew Lang - The Complete Works PergamonMedia - cover

The Collected Works of Andrew Lang - The Complete Works PergamonMedia

Andrew Lang, Gérard de Nerval, Walter Scott, Charles Perrault, Elphinstone Dayrell

Publisher: PergamonMedia

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Summary

This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works or all the significant works - the Œuvre - of this famous and brilliant writer in one ebook - 30270 pages easy-to-read and easy-to-navigate: 
• The Blue Fairy Book
• The Arabian Nights Entertainments
• Highways and Byways in The Border and John Lang
• The Fairy Books of 
• Myth, Ritual and Religion 
• The Yellow Fairy Book
• The Violet Fairy Book
• The Pink Fairy Book
• The ic Hymns
• The Brown Fairy Book
• The Odyssey of, Done into English Prose
• The Crimson Fairy Book
• The Lilac Fairy Book
• The Orange Fairy Book
• Tales of Troy and Greece
• A Short History of Scotland
• Custom and Myth
• The Lilac Fairy Book
• The Book of Dreams and Ghosts
• The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. Robert Louis Stevenson
• The Brown Fairy Book
• Magic and Religion
• Modern Mythology
• Pickle the Spy; Or, the Incognito of Prince Charles
• Historical Mysteries
• The Book of Princes and PrincessesMrs. Lang
• The Library
• The World's Desire and H. Rider Haggard
• John Knox and the Reformation
• Letters to Dead Authors
• Anne of GeiersteinWalter Scott
• and His Age
• Helen of Troy
• The Mystery of Mary Stuart
• Essays in Little
• He and Walter Herries Pollock
• The Orange Fairy BookVarious
• Conversation: Its Faults and Its Graces
• Adventures Among Books
• Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. (of )
• The Making of Religion
• Cock Lane and Common-Sense
• In the Wrong Paradise
• Books and Bookmen
• Custom and Myth
• Lost Leaders
• James VI and the Gowrie Mystery
• 
Ballades in Blue China, and Verses and Translations
• A Monk of Fife
• Tales of Troy: Ulysses, the Sacker of Cities

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