Andrew Lang's Fairy Books are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, totalling 437 tales in all, from a great number of countries and cultures. For many of these now famous stories it was their debut in the English language. Lang was a talented author and literary critic known for his clear, lively prose. This omnibus collection of all his fairy stories in two volumes is the richest and widest ranging fairy story book on the market. This omnibus is fully illustrated with charming black and white drawings, with the exception of the Green, Pink, Violet and Crimson Fairy books. This volume contains a full index of the stories.