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THE FAIRY BOOK

THE FAIRY BOOK

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THE FAIRY BOOK: The Best Popular Fairy Stories selected and rendered anew

by [CRAIK (Dinah Mulock)] by the author of "John Halifax, Gentleman

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[CRAIK (Dinah Mulock)] by the author of "John Halifax, Gentleman":

The Fairy Book. The Best Popular Fairy Stories selected and rendered anew.

London and Cambridge: Macmillan & Co., 1863.

Circular engraved title vignette exquisitely designed by J. Noel Paton with anonymous woodcut initial letters.

Small 8vo., green pictorial stamped cloth (a bit dulled), light pencil annotations on index leaves identifying about a dozen original source.

First edition.

An important collection of 36 traditional tales culled from the works of Perrault, d'Aulnoy, the Bros Grimm, fokelore and legend, here newly translated and re-written to create a pleasurable experience for modern British children. In some instances various versions have been collated, compared and combined. In all, there is no moral lesson to be learnt that cannot be self-understood from the text.

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Bookseller
BATTLEDORE LTD US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
BB064
Title
THE FAIRY BOOK
Author
[CRAIK (Dinah Mulock)] by the author of "John Halifax, Gentleman
Illustrator
Circular engraved title vignette exquisitely designed by J. Noel Paton with anonymous woodcut initial letters
Format/Binding
Green pictorial stamped cloth (a bit dulled), light pencil annotations on index leaves identifying about a dozen original source
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Macmillan & Co.
Place of Publication
London and Cambridge
Date Published
1863
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
fairy tales, Perrault, d'Aulnoy, Grimm, folk, folklore, legends,
Bookseller catalogs
Fairy Tales;
Size
Small 8vo,

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