The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault
In the late 17th century, French author Charles Perrault helped definethe fairy tale genre, transforming what had previously been an oral tradi-tion. This magnificent hardcover reproduces his captivating renditions of “Cinderella,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “Little Red Riding Hood,” and ten other childhood favorites. Twenty-four graceful, witty illustrations by Irish art-ist Harry Clarke include full-color, pen-and-ink, and silhouette images. Introduction by art historian Thomas Bodkin. A Calla Edition, originally published by George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., London, 1922.
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LITTLE RED RIDINGHOOD
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