Perrault’s Complete Fairy Tales translated from the French by A.E. Johnson and others with illustrations by Heath Robinson 1st UK Edition

Perrault, Charles; Robinson, W. Heath; Johnson, A.E. (translator)


Place Published: b&w illustrations
Edition: 1st UK Edition
Date Published: 1962
Illustrator: b&w illustrations
Size: 8vo

First English Printing (stated) complete Fairy Tales of Perrault, with the illustrations of Heath Robinson – being text and full-page b&w drawings; tales translated from the French by A.E. Johnson (and others); includes the much-loved tales such as Cinderella, Puss in Boots, Sleeping Beauty, Tom Thumb, Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, etc, and also three lesser-known works The Ridiculous Wishes, Donkey-Skin, and Patient Griselda, originally composed in verse, and here reproduced in paraphrase rather than literal translation; small bookshop label to front pastedown, heavy foxing/offset to endpapers, lighter to prelims and text block, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper rubbed and foxed (medium foxing) with small worn patch front near spine, price clipped.

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