London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., 1924.
Black's Boys' Library Edition. Hardcover. What a beautiful cover you have! The better to enchant you with...Illustrated in four vivid color plates by Charles Folkard, this 1924 edition includes the following fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm: The Golden Bird, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Sleeping Beauty, Tom Thumb, The Grateful Beasts, Jorinda and Jorindel, King Grisly-Beard, Snow-Drop, The Lady and the Lion, The King of the Golden Mountain, Little Red Riding-Hood, The Golden Goose, Hansel and Grettel, The Giant with the Three Golden Hairs, The Frog-Prince, The Fox and the Horse, Rumpel-Silts-Kin, Faithful John, The Blue Light, Cinderella, The Crows and the Soldier, Cherry, or the Frog-Bride, Mother Holle, The Twelve Huntsmen, The Water of Life, The Four Clever Brothers, The Elfin-Grove, The Nose, The Five Servants, The Robber-Bridegroom, Roland and May-Bird, Story of a Son Who Set Out to Learn to Shiver, The Twelve Brothers, Rapunzel, The Brave Little Tailor, The Three Children of Fortune, The Travelling Musicians, Dame Trude, The Three Magical Leaves, The White Snake, The Three Languages, Wise Alice, The Table, The Donkey, and The Cudgel, Fitcher's Bird, The Knapsack, The Hat, and The Horn, The Old Grandfather and the Grandchild, The Two Brothers, Bearskin, The Wolf and the Fox, The Pink, The Golden Children, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Wise Peasant Girl, The Miller's Apprentice and the Cat, The Clever Little Tailor, Snow-White and Rosy-Red.
7 5/8" X 5 5/8". xiv, [ii], 331pp. Pictorial blue cloth over boards, with Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf dressed as her nanny stamped in black and yellow to upper board and two elves writing a book stamped in kind to spine, with both lettered in black. Mild edgewear to binding, with bumping to extremities, sunning to spine, and small stain to rear board. Small stains to fore-edge. Toning from long-removed tape to endpapers. Gift inscription to front free endpaper: "To Margery / From Aunty Sally and Uncle Jack. / 28.9.1932." Binding is sound and firm. Pages quite musty. Occasional foxing to pages, else unmarked. Illustrated in four color plates by Charles Folkard. Good +. Item #6158