Modern Picture Fairy & Folk Books

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.
21533 Arabian Nights.

Arabian Nights.

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.



21202 Bearhead Kimmel


An old Russian folk tale retold. SIGNED and briefly inscribed by AUTHOR.



21102 The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks. Paterson

The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks.

A Japanese folk tale illustrated in the style of 18th c Japanese woodcuts.



21100 The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids. ill Hoffmann

The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids.

Humorous and glowing pictures of the little kids and their world.



20889 The Stonecutter Newton

The Stonecutter.

An old tale about the perils of wishing to be someone else, with illustrations somewhat inspired by Mughal paintings.



20496 The Firebird Demi

The Firebird.

A beautiful book, and inexpensive because of the mark.



20539 The Old Lady Who Ate People. Hinojosa

The Old Lady Who Ate People.

One of a Mexican folklore series published in Mexico with astounding mythic paintings by a young Mexican artist.



Rapunzel, Grimm, Felix Hoffmann, illustrator.


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



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.



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.



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