Fairies. (Deluxe Collector’s Edition by Brian Froud and Alan Lee). An internationally best selling classic and perennial seller, FAERIES defined the genre and. Results 1 – 30 of Faeries by Lee, Alan, Froud, Brian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A quarter of a century after its initial publication and with well over a million copies in print worldwide, Brian Froud and Alan Lee’s Faeries is an.

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The pictures are wonderfull and full of life. Each page is inspiring, and so beautiful.

He renders each detail with care and love; his devotion to his subjects shines through. Oct 30, Mike the Paladin rated it really liked it.

And although I’ve read the Harry Potter series a number of times, and tend to notice which elements of myth and fairytale Rowling draws on, it wasn’t until reading Froud and Lee’s description of Brownies being insulted by the gift of clothes, that I made the connection between Brownies and House Elves furthermore I was a Brownie Guide when I was about seven! I’m not saying his later work is bad mind you, just much more polished. More than just a reissue, this deluxe revised and updated edition also contains essays from both Froud and Lee on the influence of Faeries and an introduction by a name author in the Faerie community.

I bought this book for my wife some years ago.

Some are sharp toothed and clawed monsters that come creeping out of the shadows and muck to drag the unsuspecting to their doom. Not sure about this one, I borrowed it. The Best Books of It is unclear exactly who this book is aimed at, as its analysis and discussion of fey creatures is both too detailed for th My thoughts on this book are deeply mixed.

This is an amazingly descriptive, beautifully illustrated book.

I have been in love with Brian Froud from his collaboration with Alan Lee. But whether your seeking wisdom, inspiration, or just a simplistic beauty in their existence, Fairies is a guide to the impossible made possible, the magic in wonder, and to a race of beings who, having always existed, are seen not through the faedies but through the heart and mind.


The watercolor art and sketches are phenomenal! Faeries 5 6 May 09, Sep 26, Cherie rated it really liked it.

Some publishers do shrink wrap books before they ship them out to the stores; depending on type, size and price. Mar 27, Danae T.

Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee (1979, Paperback)

Brian Froud is the penultimate fantasy artist of our time. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. I believe that every story I’ve ever read about fairies, whether an epic fantasy or a modern urban one, has ties to the knowledge contained in this book.

Accompanied by brief descriptions of each creature’s origins and powers, the images are enchanting and full of magical detail. Just wondering if this comes shrinkwrapped? Lovers, poets, artists, writers, sculptors, weavers, musicians and the like – all the arts, indeed, acknowledge a debt to an unidentifiable, invisible, capricious, sensitive, delicate, elusive and powerful force which is called ‘inspiration’, or ‘Muse’ and is generally irresistible when present.

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Oct 29, Violet rated it liked it Shelves: Some I had heard of before like Brownies and Boggarts, and there were others that I had never heard of anx found very interesting. I didn’t realize until very recently that Alan Lee worked on this book as well. If you already have the previous editions, there’s probably not much reason to get this book as the main content is still the same – unless you want the art prints. It is unclear exactly who this book is aimed at, as its analysis and discussion of fey creatures is both too detailed for the casual reader and far too lacking in grounding in alsn to appeal to those who have no belief in the legitimacy of the world discussed here or its mere existence.

Jun 06, Sandie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Check with Basheer on Facebook or visit their website. The color is great in this book, and it’s the best collection of faerie pictures I’ve ever seen.


Michael It’s not a story as such, Connie, rather a series of short tales and information about different faery beings. She did landscapes, seascapes, English gardens, still-lifes I think since the painting is a “still-life” the plural would be “still-lifes” rather than “still-lives” and did them at different times in different styles so to speak Aug 10, Velvetea rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 14, Nomad rated it it was amazing Shelves: Description A quarter of a century after its initial publication and with well over a million copies in print worldwide, Brian Froud and Alan Lee’s Faeries is an unquestioned classic.

The writing style is easier to get into now that I’m an adult.

Paperback Books in English Harper Lee. Brian Froud captured both the light and darkness of the magical and mysterious fey world. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It should also be noted that many of the drawings show the influence of the artists drawing from male and especially female nudes.

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It should be noted that while I was impressed at the hrian of the authors and the depths they were willing to go in order to uncover information about various obscure as well as more familiar creatures of the fey world, there was much I found disturbing about this work that many potential readers would do well to note.

My mother did call me a “Little Elf” when I was born. Refresh and try again. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Most relevant reviews See all 7 reviews.