All photos are of the specific item for sale. Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm. With 100 illustrations from watercolors by Ruth Koser-Michaels.
First Edition Rare Book Decorative-Cloth Publisher's Binding Rare Original Dust Jacket Vibrant Color Pictures Dragons Mythical Creatures Elves Dwarves Gnomes Fairies Goblins Sprites Giants Monsters Witches Magic Enchanted Forests Supernatural Sorcery Magic Occult Enchantment Hobgoblins Demons Devils Ghosts Myths Legends Folklore Animals Kings Queens Princes Princesses Rapunzel Snow White Little Red Riding Hood Hansel and Gretel Rumpelstiltskin. Measures 9 x 6.5 inches. Original publisher's binding: Cream cloth with embossed red and blue pictorial stamping.Illustrated on most pages with many full-page plates and part-page illustrations. 427 pages + unnumbered final page and index.
The covers are generally clean and bright with wear to the corners and spine ends and patches of smudging. The textblock is square and solid.
The hinges are stretched but not split. The pages are generally very clean and bright with minor age tanning. Old bookseller label to the corner of the front pastedown endpaper. Tanning, creasing, pieces torn away, yet still with attractive art.One piece of clear tape on the inside (blank side). Placed in a protective mylar sleeve. Mit 100 Bildern nach Aquarellen von Ruth Koser-Michaels.