The Twelve Dancing Princesses

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur (Illustrated by Kay Nielsen) , Kay Nielsen(illus.)

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Place Published: Mineola, NY
Publisher: Calla Editions (Dover)
Date Published: 2012
Edition: Reprint
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: NEW
ISBN: 9781606600252
Book Id: 35589

Description

163pp. [29 cm]; tan boards with purple stamped illustration and red stamped title on the cover and spine.

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Brilliant color illustrations complement a noted folklorist's masterful retellings of traditional fairy tales in this splendid hardcover edition. Quiller-Couch, a distinguished Cambridge don, recounts seven tales of enchantment: "Minon-Minette," "Felicia, or The Pot of Pinks," "Rosanie, or The Inconstant Prince," "The Man Who Never Laughed," "John and the Ghosts," "The Czarina's Violet," and the title tale. The stories are illuminated by 23 color plates by Kay Nielsen, a Golden Age of Illustration artist whose Art Nouveau images recall the style of Aubrey Beardsley.