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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

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March 14, 20100 found this helpful

The link below says 1943:
http://cgi.ebay … tem=280459558894

This says 1934:
(google cache)

and this one says 1934:
http://74.125.1 … t=clnk&gl=us

Whitman Publishing started in 1915:
http://en.wikip … stern_Publishing

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March 17, 20100 found this helpful

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)
* Olive Fairy Book (1907)
* Lilac Fairy Book (1910)
* Rose Fairy Book

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