HOUSEHOLD TALES, by the Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, . Square octavo, 56 drawings in black and white in the text and five color illustrations (including double-title page) on inserted plates by Mervyn Peake, publisher's decorated yellow cloth stamped in black. First printing of this edition. Text largely based on the 1884 Bohn edition of HOUSEHOLD TALES, translated by Margaret Hunt, This edition was edited by Vivien Bartley. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with wear at edges, several internal tape mends, and clipped price. (#160065).
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