Item #43429 THE FAIRY TALES OF CHARLES PERRAULT. Charles Perrault.


London: Folio Society, 1998. Dulac, Edmund. Eighth printing. Hardcover. Item #43429

This edition reprints, with minor emendations, the versions of "The Sleeping Beauty," "Blue Beard," "Cinderella" and "Beauty and the Beast" first published in the United Kingdom by Hodder & Stoughton in 1912. The texts of "Little Red Riding-Hood," "Puss in Boots," "The Fairy," "Riquet-with-the-Tuft" and "Hop-o'-my-Thumb" are based on the original Robert Samber translations. Illustrated with 30 full-page colored plates by Edmund Dulac. Bound in maroon cloth with cover design based on Dulac's design for "My Days with the Fairies" by Mrs. R. Stawell. A fine copy housed within a fine example of the publisher's maroon paper covered slipcase. A new, unread copy, issued without dust jacket.

Price: $65.00