A magnificent treasury of popular folklore, this rare, hardcover compilation offers a bounty of delightful illustrations by Charles Robinson — there are black-and-white illustrations on every page as well as 16 plates of full- and two-color images. Decorative initials and borders, hand letterin... read more
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A Calla Edition, originally published by Blackie and Son, Ltd., London.