Vintage (1987) The Classic Book of Fairy Stories hardcover children's book published by Lamboll House, London UK.
This book is complete at 379 pages with original dust jacket.
Synopsis: The Classic Book of Fairy Stories, compiled by the famous Mrs. Craik, who attempted to make the book "the very best collection that could be attained of that all-time delight of all children and many adults - the old-fashioned, time-honored classic Fairy Tale. Mrs. Craik compiled the book from all sources, both well-known and rare, returning to the original stories from their original authors; Madame Aulnois, the Brothers Grimm and everlasting classic stories like Sleeping Beauty, Tom Thumb and Cinderella. The compendium includes many lesser-known classic such as The Iron Stove, The Butterfly, House Island and The Bremen Town Musicians. A total of 36 classic tales with full-page, full-color illustrations by Warwick Goble.
Book printed and bound in Hungary.
In EXCELLENT! and seemingly little-read condition with a strong, sturdy spine and bind and NO! pages separating from the bind. Internal pages, printed on newsprint, show foxing. Book has NO! ripped or torn pages, NO! dog-eared corners and NO! margin notations. All text is clear and legible, all illustrations are bright and vivid.
Approximate measurements: 11" x 8" | hardcover | 379 pages | original dust jacket
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