Lang, Andrew (ed) - The Red Fairy Book - ( Item 125645 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2008. First Thus. Fine Hardback. No inscriptions or bookplates. Near Fine slipcase. Slight marks to panels of slipcase. Introduced by Marina Warner. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat. Bound in cloth, blocked with a design by the artist. Decorative embellishments on each page; frontispiece and 12 full-page colour illustrations. This bold and eclectic anthology opens with the story of 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses' who each night row across the lake with their captured princes and closes with a timeless epic of war and heroism, 'The Story of Sigurd', taken from William Morris's version of The Volsunga Saga. In between are morality tales and animal fables, chilling ghost stories, tongue-in-cheek romances, classics like 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and 'Rapunzel', little-known stories such as 'The True History of Little Goldenhood', which offers a twist on the traditional Red Riding Hood story.
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