A Fairy Garland. Fairy Tales from the Old French (1928)
Book ID: 66373
A Fairy Garland, Being Fairy Tales from the Old French. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. London: Chares Scribner, 1928. First Edition, Limited Issue. Pp 249, uncut. Folio. Quarter cream parchment over blue cloth boards, title in gilt to darkened spine, with a small tear to cloth on front board, otherwise a very good copy. 3
Limited Edition of 1000 Numbered Copies, Signed by the Illustrator.
Beautifully Illustrated with twelve tissue-guarded pates in colour by a true master of the ‘Golden Age’ Edmund Dulac capturing the oriental mood of the tales.
Contains a collection of stories, written by Charles Perrault, Madame D’Aulnoy and Count Anthony Hamilton & includes favourites such as Perrault’s ‘Puss in Boots’ and ‘Riquet with the Tuft’ as well as other less well-known classics such as D’Aulnoy’s ‘The Green Dragon’, ‘Princess Rosetta’ and ‘The Blue Bird.’