Tales of Passed Times. Limited Edition (1922)
Book ID: 63180
Tales of Passed Times, Written for Children by Mr. Perrault and Newly Decorated by John Austen. London: Selwyn & Blount, 1922. First Edition. Pp, 63. Publisher’s pictorial parchment, rebacked with parchment paper spine, contents bright and clean. Housed in handsome solander box.
Limited Edition of 200 Numbered Copies. With Twelve Beardsley-esque colour and line-drawings by John Austen.
The first Austen edition, first impression, of Perrault’s tales, including the beloved Little Red Riding Hood, Blue Beard, The Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, Cinderella.