Beware of wolves in sheep's clothing, and don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs! These simple allegories — abounding in paradoxes, ambiguities, and ironies — embody great truths. Attributed to a legendary storyteller of ancient Greece, they speak to readers and listeners of all a... read more
Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Arthur Rackham This magical hardcover edition is drawn from the mammoth collection first published in 1909 and illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Forty full-color plates, plus innumerable black-and-white spot elements, retain the best features of the original.
Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti, Arthur Rackham This lovely hardcover gift edition of Christina Rossetti's most famous poem will enchant readers of all ages. It features 4 color and 20 black-and-white images as well as a reproduction of a rare Rackham watercolor.
Rackham Postcards by Dover Twelve full-color postcards recapture the beloved artist's characteristic whimsy, romance, and sophistication with memorable scenes from fairy tales and nursery rhymes, Shakespeare's plays, and other literary classics.
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, Chris Hammond, Joseph Jacobs This special hardcover gift edition of Austen's delightful comedy of manners concerning a pair of marriage-minded sisters features a dust jacket and more than 60 charming drawings.
The Story of Joan of Arc by Maurice Boutet de Monvel, Gerald Gottlieb This captivating book recounts the true story of an illiterate peasant girl's transformation into a military commander and Christian martyr. Forty-five brilliant full-color illustrations by the famed French artist/author illuminate the text.
Rackham's Color Illustrations for Wagner's "Ring" by Arthur Rackham, James Spero This edition of Rackham's images, widely regarded as the greatest representations of Wagner's drama, comprises 64 full-page color illustrations and 9 vignettes from Siegfried, The Twilight of the Gods, The Rhinegold, and The Valkyrie.
Lyrics Pathetic & Humorous from A to Z by Edmund Dulac A keepsake treasure and a treat for all ages, this humorous work features a limerick for each letter, plus 24 illustrations of people and animals. Facsimile of a valuable 1906 edition.
Willy Pogány Rediscovered by Willy Pogány, Jeff A. Menges More than 100 color and black-and-white Art Nouveau–style illustrations from fairy tales and adventure stories include scenes from Wagner's "Ring" cycle, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,Gulliver's Travels, and Faust.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: With Illustrations by Willy Pogány by Lewis Carroll, Willy Pogány This new edition of Alice's adventures offers a fresh look at the time-honored tale, featuring an abundance of exuberant images by a noted illustrator in the elegant style of Art Nouveau. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
The Knave of Hearts by Louise Saunders, Maxfield Parrish The talented wife of legendary editor Max Perkins teamed with one of the most popular illustrators of all time to create this unforgettable fable. Filled with 22 colorful images, this hardcover edition is a collector's classic to treasure.
Stories from Hans Christian Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen, Edmund Dulac This beautifully designed treasury gathers Andersen's most beloved tales — including "The Snow Queen" and "The Emperor's New Clothes" — in a gilt-stamped, hardcover edition, illustrated with 28 full-color images by Golden Age artist Edmund Dulac.
Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe, Harry Clarke This gorgeous anthology features 29 of Poe's stories — including "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" — illustrated with 8 full-color plates and 24 full-page drawings filled with brooding eroticism by a brilliant Edwardian-era artist.
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J. M. Barrie, Arthur Rackham Fifty full-color illustrations by a preeminent illustrator of children's literature enhance this stunning keepsake edition. The "prequel" to Neverland portrays a magical world in the heart of London.
The Real Mother Goose: Includes a Read-and-Listen CD by Blanche Fisher Wright This classic edition of nursery lore introduces Georgy Porgy, Little Bo-Peep, Humpty Dumpty, and other storybook immortals. Colorful illustrations enrich each page, and a CD recording recaptures the most famous rhymes.
The Illustrated Book of Knights by Jack Coggins A celebration of all things chivalrous, this fascinating book features 127 colorful pictures of heroic knights, plus captivating true tales of Richard the Lionheart and the legends of Camelot.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Arthur Rackham This illustrated edition of the Yuletide classic features 12 full-color plates plus 18 black-and-white drawings by the renowned Rackham. Simply put, Dickens' immortal tale has never looked better.
Rackham Fairy Tale Stained Glass Coloring Book by Arthur Rackham, Marty Noble Sixteen ready-to-color scenes from beloved favorites, adapted from charming Victorian-era illustrations for "Hansel and Gretel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," "Little Red Riding Hood," "The Three Bears," "Battle of the Birds," and more.
The Arthur Rackham Treasury: 86 Full-Color Illustrations by Arthur Rackham, Jeff A. Menges A stunning treasury of 86 full-page plates span the famed English artist's career, from Rip Van Winkle (1905) to masterworks such as Undine, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Wind in the Willows (1939).
Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving, Arthur Rackham Sure to enchant art lovers and Rackham devotees, this edition of all of Rackham's 51 full-page illustrations, plus Irving's complete story, will delight fantasy enthusiasts of all ages.
Dulac's Fairy Tale Illustrations in Full Color by Edmund Dulac, Jeff A. Menges These 55 masterworks by one of the most influential illustrators of children's books include exquisite images for "The Sleeping Beauty," "Cinderella," "The Snow Queen," "The Real Princess," and other beguiling tales.
The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of Troy by Padraic Colum, Willy Pogány Retelling of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey for young readers recalls the horrid Cyclops, treacherous Sirens, and the evil Circe as they attempt to keep Odysseus from his wife, Penelope. 16 black-and-white illustrations.
Art of Arthur Rackham: 24 Cards by Arthur Rackham, Jeff A. Menges Handsome reproductions from the Golden Age of book illustration include plates for The Romance of King Arthur, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Aesop's Fables. Captions.
Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream by Arthur Rackham, William Shakespeare Shakespeare's romantic comedy takes on vivid life with these brilliant images by one of the 20th century's leading illustrators. Includes the complete play, along with 40 full-color and numerous black-and-white illustrations.
Rackham's Fairy Tale Illustrations by Arthur Rackham, Jeff A. Menges Fifty-five lovely plates, reproduced from rare, early editions, include scenes from Irish Fairy Tales, English Fairy Tales, Hansel and Gretel, Snowdrop and Other Tales, Little Brother & Little Sister, and more.
Selected Fables: A Dual-Language Book by Jean de La Fontaine Among the masterpieces of French literature: 75 Fables in original French with new English line-for-line literal translations. "The Cicada and the Ant," "The Fox and the Grapes," many more.
Rackham's Fairy Tale Coloring Book by Arthur Rackham Preserving all of the characteristic elegance and charm of Rackham's original drawings and watercolors, 30 renderings capture scenes from "Hansel and Gretel," "King Thrushbear," "Doctor Know-All," "Snow White," "Rapunzel," "Sleeping Beauty," and more.
Aesop's Fables Coloring Book by Aesop Forty-six fables in illustrations — from 1476 German incunabular edition woodcuts — and texts in new translations.
Beauty and the Beast and Other Fairy Tales by Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Charles Perrault Six enchanting stories: the title tale, plus "Blue Beard," "Puss in Boots," "Little Tom Thumb," "The Fairies," and "Ricky of the Tuft." 6 original black-and-white illustrations.
Beware of wolves in sheep's clothing, and don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs! These simple allegories — abounding in paradoxes, ambiguities, and ironies — embody great truths. Attributed to a legendary storyteller of ancient Greece, they speak to readers and listeners of all ages and cultures. This enchanting edition of Aesop's morality tales features illustrations by Arthur Rackham. His thirteen full-color and fifty-three black-and-white images lend a perfect blend of humor and romanticism to the timeless fables. An illuminating Introduction by G. K. Chesterton complements V. S. Vernon Jones's sprightly, concise, and idiomatic translation.
Reprint of the Doubleday, Page & Co., New York, 1917 edition.
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