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by Brothers Grimm

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st. 1917

Almost very good condition. Adds 40 more stories to the 60 which Rackham already illustrated several years earlier. The violence and grotesqueries have been toned down conveying instead a wealth of humour and charm throughout. 12 beautiful tipped-in colour plates plus 43 b/w drawings. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Pictorial endpapers and title page. 250 pages.

Top corner/edge of front cover had semi-circular piece missing (depth 8mm, width of 22mm). Covers a little marked. Bumping to corners. Browning to endpapers. Some page edges uncut. Frontis has light corner creases. All plates present.

Stock no. 440800

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