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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Dec 14, Nomad rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.

Brian lives in Devon, England with his wife, internationally acclaimed doll maker Wendy Froud. View rroud 5 comments. Return to Book Page. Some I had heard of before like Brownies and Boggarts, and there were others that I had never heard of and found very interesting. It is perhaps the dualistic nature of these elusive beings that has drawn so many to them and their kind over the years.

Faeries by Brian Froud

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 Jun 06, Sandie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: And there are eight almost A4-size art prints.

Faeries by Brain Froud and Alan Lee has been reprinted several times since it was first published in His work has been featured in exhibitions throughout the world and his paintings reside in many private and public collections.

I thought I had lost it but found it the other day, battered but still living. This is a wonderful masterpiece. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The contents of this book are organized in a somewhat unusual way.

See details for description of any imperfections. I learned some things that surprised me – for example, although I was aware that people used to attribute prehistoric flint arrowheads to the fairies, I didn’t know that the word ‘stroke’ for paralysis derives from a belief in seizures caused by the bria of a fairy, or ‘Elf-stroke’. Brian Froud is the penultimate fantasy artist of our time.


Each page is inspiring, and so beautiful.

My 9-year-old daughter doesn’t understand a lot of it yet but since it is so lofty and sounds so convincing and the illustrations are so details she thinks it is all real.

If not, this is a very good book at a very good price.

I spent long hours pouring over his book, and saw the clear influence excitedly on the movie Labyrinth, one of my all-time faves, along friud Outside Over There. This book I bought her not too long ago and it reminds me of her. This item doesn’t belong on this page. I tried my hardest not to finish it too fast in fact I’m surprised it almost lasted me two days but alas, all good things come to an end.

This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Some publishers do ane wrap books before they ship them out to faerie stores; depending on type, size and price. He is well known for his illustration work of Tolkien’s Middle Earth books, as well as the centenary edition of Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.

Looking for beautiful books? For the rest of the book, anf layout and content remains the same. Check your email and spam folder to confirm faeried subscription. Our ancestors dwelt in a world that was faeeries and unpredictable, shaped by capricious beings whom they sought to propitiate and protect themselves from. I think I skimmed this book more than read it when my sister gave it to me when I was a kid, but the illustrations were terrific and I copied a lot of them in the afternoons after school when I first started to draw.

Oct 02, Jim rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’m grateful to this because at a young age I saw the interconnectivity of books and other creative endeavors because of it. The amazingly talented Brian Froud and Alan Lee give us a much closer and realistic look into the world of Faerie than what most people are used to from pop culture.


Published October 29th by Abrams first published I once borrowed the Faeries’ Oracle from a friend and was smitten by the art. He renders each detail with care and love; his devotion to his subjects shines through.

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

This a,an the book that made Brian Froud famous and has yet to be surpassed. Within these pages the history, wisdom and playfulness of faeries can be explored, and hidden within each image beauty and inspiration are found.

Consider yourself therefore warned. I am a great lover of his work, he is an amazing artist. But don’t let the glowing images fool you into thinking this is just another coffee table “art” book. It should be noted that while I was impressed at the research 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.

As for me, I have believed in faeries ever since I can remember, so you can imagine how much this book means to me and how grateful I am for it.

If you love art, faeries, illustration, this is a great book to have, let alone experience. On the one hand, the paintings and drawing included here are immensely beautiful and often whimsical and imaginative, and that is something to be greatly appreciated.

They pick up where my imagination leaves off and I have a huge imagination. The lore is fairly detailed. The color is great in this book, and it’s the best collection of faerie pictures I’ve ever seen.

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