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    Charles Perrault. The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Harry Clarke. New York: Dodge Publishing Co. [n.d.].

    First American edition. Quarto. 160 pages. Twenty-four color plates, and numerous black-and-white illustrations in the text.

    Blue cloth with white titles and gold decorations on spine and front cover. Minor wear on binding and toning in the paper. Some cracking on endleaves along hinges. Overall very good.

    French author Charles Perrault (1628-1703) is considered the Father of the Fairy Tale. This volume includes English translations of some of his most familiar tales: "Little Red Riding Hood," "Blue Beard," "The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood," and "Cinderilla; or, The Little Glass Slipper."


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