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I am 63 and when I was little my grandmother gave me a book called "The Yellow Book of Fairy Tales". There is no date on the book. It was published by Whitman Publishing Co, Rancine, WI. Does anyone know how old this book is? The pages are old and worn.
By pinky from Newport, NH
The link below says 1943:
http://cgi.ebay … tem=280459558894
This says 1934:
and this one says 1934:
http://74.125.1 … t=clnk&gl=us
Whitman Publishing started in 1915:
http://en.wikip … stern_Publishing
Andrew Lang's Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books constitute a twelve-book series of fairy tale collections.
* Blue Fairy Book (1889)
* Red Fairy Book (1890)
* Green Fairy Book (1892)
* Yellow Fairy Book (1894)
* Pink Fairy Book (1897)
* Grey Fairy Book (1900)
* Violet Fairy Book (1901)
* Crimson Fairy Book (1903)
* Brown Fairy Book (1904)
* Orange Fairy Book (1906)
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Where do you find the date for the encyclopedia? I see two different dates with different publishers.
The earliest date with any publisher is the original and correct publication date. Later dates are simply different publishing companies.