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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You may also like. On the bright side, I have yet to explore all of Mr. Those who read this book will be able to see how these fairy creatures have been used in other fictional portrayals, although for whatever reason the authors do not draw attention to the close connection between their writing and research and the world of Harry Potter, possibly because of concerns about lawsuits or a disbelief that the HP fanbase would be interested in a more extensive examination of obscure myths.

The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item doesn’t belong on this page. It is a very readable book and some of the illustrations will take you breath away. My mother did call me a “Little Elf” when I was born.

View all 5 comments. This is kind of the classic book that really started the whole fantsy art genre. Though not always with the most desired of results, for as many stories as there are of faeries bringing messages of love and friendship there are also stories of torment and death. It includes information gathered from some earlier works by other authors too.

Jun 26, Tracey rated it it was amazing. The pictures are terrific, and the text is a fun read as well. Check your email and spam folder to confirm your subscription. This is a must own volume for anyone interested in the subject. Michael It’s not a story as such, Connie, rather a series of short tales and information about different faery beings. The book may be personalized and could contain page markers or stickers. What a world they’ve created, these two fantasy geniuses The flora and fauna sections are especially worthwhile.


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Faeries, thirty years after the original, has been done up all new and golden, but there is more to this book then just a new cover. It is a work intended for the in-between people: It is perhaps the dualistic nature of these elusive beings that has drawn so many to them and their kind over the years.

Some publishers do shrink wrap books before they ship them out to the stores; depending on type, size and price. The mythology is well conceived and together with the drawings makes the characters believable. It is no coincidence that these are also the chief characteristics of Faerie.

I recommend this one!

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

She past August 1, This is the book that made Brian Froud famous and has yet ffoud be surpassed. This world hidden from humans is not all nice and dandy, almost a direct contrast to Disney’s fairies.

This is a delightful book with amazing illustrations and explanations about Faeries. I thought I had lost it but found it the other day, battered but still living.

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Preview — Faeries by Brian Froud. I think he’s one of the best artists who lets us peak in a wonderful and mystic world of faeries.

Published October 29th by Abrams first published Not all faeries are the shining winged beings that the Victorians were so fond of.

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There is also a dangerous aspect to this work, which adds a bruan spiciness. Faeriss can really see the affection that he has for his subjects and the paintings have a certain rawness to them fweries later paintings do not have. After reading this, I’ve been able to recognize a lot of different mythical creatures in other works that I would not have otherwise.


Wood rated it it was amazing Shelves: If you like fantasy art this book is a must. Most relevant reviews See all 7 reviews.

Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1. Just wondering if this comes shrinkwrapped? Near the end of her life one of the subjects she was beginning to work with was “fantasy subjects” including faeries. How to start an art blog Learn how you can build a following and reach more people with an art blog. The book also includes 8 original, new pieces of art by Froud and Lee as well as the remarkable pencil drawings forud watercolours of mythical creatures from faeries and goblins, to leprechauns and dwarves that started it all.

This book Faeries was released in the 70s in feries time life fantasy series and is an absolute must for any faerie collector. His work inspires Faerieworlds and FaerieCon, festival events that attract over 30, guests annually.

Brian Froud captured both the light and darkness of the magical and mysterious fey world. And trust me, this book doesn’t sugarcoat any of it. Specifically, the authors endorse a worldview in which there is space between good and evil, a space where mischief can be celebrated that is not under the rule and control of God, where there is autonomy for creatures who wish not to be labeled as belonging to the greater contrast between good and evil.

Brian Froud is an award-winning illustrator, author, and faery authority.