Grimm's Fairy Tales

New York: Heritage Press, 1962. Lucille Corcos. First thus. Hardcover. Clean, tight, 2 volume set, light orange buchram cloth on boards, flying geese etched in gilt on the covers. Each volume has it's own slipcase. Slip cases are lightly worn with minor scuffs to tips, otherwise very good. Books have lightly faded spines, but otherwise very nice copies. Price is for the set. Very Good / None, as issued, Item #17602

In volume 1 (472pp) we find 33 sties of Enchanted beings such as the Frog Prince, The Raven, and Hans the Hedgehog. and 41 stories of Magic and Spells such as the Goose-Girl, Cinderella, The Devil's three Gold Hairs. It contains all the stories we know and remember as children and many, more that are just as wonderful. Volume 2 (462pp) contains 7 sections; Hidden Heroes and Heroines such as Sleeping Beauty; Odd Narratives and Tall Tales -- Tom Thumb, the Gallant Tailor; Fools, Sluggards, Wise Folk, and busy People; Death and the Devil; Moralities like The Ear of Corn, The Aged Mother; Animals and Inanimates --Old Sultan, The Dog and the Sparrow; and the Appendix and Index. All in all a stupendously delightful and sometimes scary, very collectible collection of the Brothers Grimm.

Price: $45.00