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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES : 1924 : The Brothers Grimm with 100 Illustrations By France Brundage

by The Brothers Grimm; (Frances Brundate, Illustrator)

Condition: Good/No Jacket

Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co, 1924. Text/New & Bright; unpaginated pages. Illustrated boards/Good w/marked edge & surface rubs, and, missing spine replaced w/white w/white tape. DJ/None. 1924, English translation of classic European fairy tales, first issued 1812 in German under the title Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children and Household Tales)) by the Grimm brothers or "Brothers Grimm", Jakob and Wilhelm, The first edition contained 86 stories, and by the seventh edition in 1857, blossomed to 211 stories. This 1924 English Edition is illustrated by American artist Frances Isabelle Lockwood Brundage (1854 -1937). Strong copy despite flaws of age.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Frances Brundage (Illustrator). Vintage/1924 Fairy Tales.

A certain king had a beautiful garden, and in the garden stood a tree which bore golden apples. These apples were always counted, and about the time when they began to grow ripe it was found that every night one of them was gone. The king became very angry at this, and ordered the gardener to keep watch all night under the tree. The gardener set his eldest son to watch; but about twelve o'clock he fell asleep, and in the morning another of the apples was missing.


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