"The Snow Queen and Other Tales - A Selection of Traditional Russian Fairy Tales, Told by Andrew Bay Stories by Hans Christian Andersen, The Brothers Grimm, and Henri Troyat "The Story of a Nutcracker" by Alexandre Duma" was translated by Marie Ponsot and illustrated by Adrienne Segur. This Golden Press book is part of the "Deluxe Golden Book" collection and copyrighted 1961.
This children's storybook is beautifully illustrated in both full-color double page illustrations as well as black line drawings printed on a light blue paper and black and white accent drawings throughout.
Winter's Promised Bride
The Cat Who Became Lord of the Forest
Three Dwarfs of the Forest
Jorinda and Joringel
Melito and His Soul
Alenka and Her Brother
The Little Old Woman
The Snow Queen
Prince Ivan, the Infant Ogress and the Little Sister of the Sun
The Story of a Nutcracker
This beautiful, over-sized kids book is out of print and highly collectible. Looking at the illustrations you will be amazed at the intricacy and beauty of these amazing artists. The book has illustrated board covers. The collectible book is in very good vintage condition. The pages are clean and the binding is tight. The cover has some bumping at at the corners and the top right corner has some fraying of the layers. There is a 1/2 inch piece of the top of the spine missing and a crack at the bottom of the spine. These do not, however, affect the binding which is tight. There is some scuffing, a small spot of lifting and a bubble under the clear coating on the back cover. The book measures approximately 13 inches by 9 3/4 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
A stunning children's literature book that is highly collectible and a lovely addition to any collection or children's personal library.
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First Edition Rare Out of Print Book THE SNOW QUEEN and Other Tales Deluxe Golden Book Brothers Grimm Adrienne Segur Illustrator