Folk & Fairy Tales: Modern Picture Fairy & Folk Books. Includes picture books of traditional and 19th c written folk and fairy stories, mostly single stories, and modern written fairy and folk tales, only if so identified by the author.
Eleven tales taken from the 1957 Simon and Schuster publication. One of a pleasant little series of good tales and reprinted classics for young children, originally published several years previously by Arnoldo Modatori, Milan and Deux Coqs d'Or, Paris.
An old Russian folk tale retold. SIGNED and briefly inscribed by AUTHOR.
A Japanese folk tale illustrated in the style of 18th c Japanese woodcuts.
Humorous and glowing pictures of the little kids and their world.
An old tale about the perils of wishing to be someone else, with illustrations somewhat inspired by Mughal paintings.
A beautiful book, and inexpensive because of the mark.
One of a Mexican folklore series published in Mexico with astounding mythic paintings by a young Mexican artist.
Lyrical stone lithos in greys, russets, dull golds and greens of Rapunzel's story, with a terrifying witch. In German. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD
"A Folktale adapted from the Polish." A Christmas story with many bright peasant style lithographs in the same colours. First all the villagers come with gifts for the baby Jesus. Then, after they leave, he is so excited he can't go to sleep. Only the purr of the little kitten, who must wash the ashes from her coat before he can sing to the baby, can lull him to sleep. Includes piano score for "Ah, ah, pussies two".
Can second son Chang recite his elder brother's long name and get help for him as he sits in the bottom of the well? A retold Chinese legend telling how the people came to give their oldest son's shorter names. Imaginative line and wash illustrations of mountains drawing from Chinese scrolls.