THE VICTORIAN FAIRY TALE BOOK (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)

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9780394565941: THE VICTORIAN FAIRY TALE BOOK (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)

A collection of classic Victorian fairy tales by such authors as John Ruskin, Charles Dickens, and Oscar Wilde.

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"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 Time

From 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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