Modern Picture Fairy & Folk Books

19812 The Sleeping Beauty by Perrault, illus Hoffmann.

The Sleeping Beauty.

The busy life of the castle and its long sleep under the hedge of thorns are beautifully rendered. Note: This book has been sold.



21396 Tom Thumb and other old-time Fairy Tales, Bates, ed; illus by Price

Tom Thumb, and other old-time fairy tales.

Tom Thumb, The Goose Girl, Jack and the Beanstalk, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots.



21456 The Little Princess in the Wood by Fish, Sibylle von Olfers.

The Little Princess in the Wood.

Princess Rosemary woke up early and played in the wood with the animals, the birds, and little Nature Children, familiar from The Root Children Wake Up. A very beautiful fantasy. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



Treasure Book of Stories. Clinton./Madsen plates,Fern Bisel Peat drawings.(1939)

The Treasure Book of Best Stories

A collection of fairy tales, well known and less familiar, from many lands. Also poetry, in two columns for bedtime reading. Lovely in its jacket. Labels on rear endpaper from Strawbridge & Clothier Department Store( in the family from 1868 - 1996). This is probably a first printing, but it is impossible to tell.



The Magic Ring, McLoughlin, Sari illus

The Magic Ring.

Note: This Book Has Been Sold.



19265 The Journey of Meng by Doreen Rappaport, ill Yang Ming-Yi.

The Journey of Meng.

Meng sets out on an arduous journey to take warm clothes to her husband, who is working on the Great Wall. An ancient Chinese tale about the power of love and courage, illustrated with lyrical watercolours.



Three Dragons.

Three original dragon stories about a Chinese dragon, an early Roman two-headed dragon, and a square headed Norse dragon, Gunder Blunder.



The Nightingale.




The Nightingale.

Beautiful double spreads in glowing colours illustrate the story of the nightingale. Note: This book has been sold.



The Nightingale.

Delicate watercolours influenced by Chinese paintings illustrate this version.



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