A collection of classic Victorian fairy tales by such authors as John Ruskin, Charles Dickens, and Oscar Wilde.
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"Hearn seems to have made...a golden cord out of this beautifully planned book and strung his selections upon it like so many gleaming beads, to dazzle and delight." -- *front page, Washington Post Book World
"Hearn is clearly a connoisseur." -- Voice Literary Supplement
"The language is elegant and lush, shot through with starlight and rainbows."
-- Philadelphia Inquirer
"This is a treasure chest....Hearn has collected these gems with a connoisseurs eye, and chosen the most marvelous illustrations to go with them."
-- Lloyd Alexander, author of The Prydain Chronicles
"What a delight to have Michael Patrick Hearn's book."
-- Madeleine L'Engle, author of A Wrinkle in TimeFrom the Inside Flap:
Here is a truly magical book. It brings together the best and best-loved stories from the Golden Age of the fairy tale, and reunites them with delightful illustrations from their original editions. Stories and poems by Dickens, Thackeray, J. M. Barrie, Kenneth Grahame, Oscar Wilde, Christina Rossetti, W. B. Yeats, and many others are paired with pictures by some of the most celebrated illustrators of the Victorian era, including Arthur Rackham, Arthur Hughes, Max field Parrish, Walter Crane, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. This book will delight adults and children alike.
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Book Description Pantheon, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110394565940
Book Description Pantheon. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0394565940 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0136779
Book Description Pantheon, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0394565940
Book Description Pantheon, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0394565940