Title: Edmund Dulac’s Fairy-book – Fairy Tales
Author: Various, Edmund Dulac (illus)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, exact date of printing unknown, most likely 1924. Scarce.
Condition: Hardcover, plain blue cloth with several beautiful tipped-in illustrations painted by the legendary Edmund Dulac. Good condition, some wear, firmly bound.
A gorgeous book of fairy tales first published during the First World War with a lot of popular as well as obscure children’s stories.
Contains the following fairy tales: “Snegorotchka”; “The Buried Moon”; “White Caroline and Black Caroline”; “The Seven Conquerors of the Queen of the Mississippi”; “The Serpent Prince”; “The Hind of the Wood”; “Ivan and the Chestnut Horse”; “The Queen of the Many-Coloured Bed-Chamber”; “The Blue Bird”; “Bashtchelik (Or, Real Steel)”; “The Friar and the Boy”; “The Green Serpent”; “Urashima Taro”; “The Fire Bird”; and, “The Story of the Bird Feng”.