New York London: W. W. Norton & Company, 2002. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Decorated & gilt-stamped cloth. Quarto (10 3/8" x 8 3/4"), decorative gold cloth with brilliant scarlet lettering on spine and gnome on front cover, archival polyester-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped), profusely illustrated in color / B&W with more than 300 paintings and drawings by top artists, golden endpapers, xxi, [xxii] + 449 pages. Weight: 3 lbs 5 oz. As New / As New. Item #6964
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION in all respects.
OUTSTANDING ILLUSTRATIONS by TOP GOLDEN AGE ARTISTS; FINE COMMENTARY on MAJOR fairy tales such as Little Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast, Jack and the Beanstalk, Bluebeard, and many more.
Maria Magdalene Tatar (born 1945) is a Harvard Professor who is an expert on children's literature, German literature, mythology and folklore.
Illustrators include Edward Burne-Jones, Walter Crane, George Cruikshank, Gustave Doré, Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen, Maxfield Parrish, and Arthur Rackham.