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1960's Tasha Tudor Book of Fairy Tales, 1st Ed, Illustrated, Folk Tales, Vintage, Hardcover
Tasha Tudor's EXQUISITE art is recognized and loved by all. This lavishly illustrated book of fairy tales is a must have for all collectors!!
Vintage 1961 first edition children's hardcover book with brilliant pictorial cover - The Tasha Tudor Book of Fairy Tales. Selected, Edited and Illustrated by Tasha Tudor.
12 GORGEOUS full page color plates, many smaller drawings and elaborate border decorations; each watercolor painting a superb work of art. Photos do not fully capture beautiful color hues and stunning detail; wait until you see up close. WOW!
Publisher: Platt & Munk, Bronx, New York, Copyright 1961,1965,1969 printing, probable first edition, #4200 on spine. No isbn. Not ex-library. No dust jacket as issued.
Twelve classic fairy tales chosen by Tasha Tudor: Brother's Grimm, Charles Perrault and Hans Christian Andersen. Wonderful old Russian and English folk tales too!
STORIES: Thumbelina, Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Rumpelstiltskin, Sleeping Beauty, Mr. Samson Cat, The Emperor's New Clothes, Rapunzel, Jack in the Beanstalk, The Flying Trunk and Mr. Bun and Puss in Boots.
Oversize hardcover, bound in weave patterned pictorial yellow paper over boards both sides, elaborate titles. 11" x 9", 64pp. Binding tight. Fine vintage condition. Pages fine/bright/clean/minimal wear-inscription ffep. Cover near fine-bright/clean/light shelfwear-light corner-spine ends rubbing & bumping.
Do not pass up this exceptional masterpiece; a must have for all Tasha Tudor book collector's. Will make a FABULOUS gift!!
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