FAIRY TALES THAT NEVER GROW OLD
FAIRY TALES THAT NEVER GROW OLD

FAIRY TALES THAT NEVER GROW OLD

(New York: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., [circa 1932]).

A VERY BEAUTIFULLY PRESERVED COPY OF THESE BELOVED STORIES, WITH WONDERFUL ILLUSTRATIONS. Olie's vivid artwork is an excellent example of the style of the period and he predates the adaptations of many of these stories done by Walt Disney. The fairly tales in this volume include; Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding Hood, the Frog Prince, Peter Pan, Jack and the Beanstalk, Dick Whittington and His Cat, Puss in Boots, the Three Bears, Tom Thumb, Snowdrop, Babes in the Wood, and the Goose Girl. Item #30624

An early printing of this childhood classic from the publisher's "Star Editions" of illustrated books. Wonderfully illustrated all throughout in both colour and in line by Eul Olie. Many of the colour illustrations are either full page or nearly so. 4to, publisher's original red cloth, the upper cover decorated with a large colour pastedownf featuring Cinderella dashing away from the ball after her time had run out, the pastedown framed in black and the spine with black lettering, the endpapers with Eul Olie illustration featuring numerous beloved fairy tale characters printed in shades of red and pink. Unpaginated. A very bright and fine copy, especially for a children's book. The paper is fresh and clean, the binding solid and tight, the illustrated endpapers and pastedown in wonderful shape, the red cloth bright with only a touch of rubbing at the tips and extremities.

Price: $100.00