|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.
|East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North |
by Kay Nielsen
Featuring 15 Scandinavian fairy tales — including the popular "Billy Goat's Gruff" — this is one of the most stunning children's books ever produced. The text is lavished with 25 intricately detailed color and numerous black-and-white images that glow with Nielsen's phantasmagorical style.
|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.
|The Arabian Nights |
by Rene Bull
This elegant hardcover edition presents a colorful selection of popular tales. Twenty full-color and nearly 100 black-and-white images from the original in a distinctive new page design makes this volume an immediate heirloom for confirmed bibliophiles.
|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.
|The Jungle Book |
by Rudyard Kipling, Edward J. Detmold, Maurice Detmold
This grand hardcover facsimile of a rare 1908 edition portrays the stories' fantasy, magic, and myth in 16 full-color images, some in two-page spreads, reproduced from the original portfolios.
|Hamlet, Prince of Denmark |
by William Shakespeare, John Austen
In this hardcover reproduction of a rare 1922 edition, the drama of the melancholy Dane unfolds amid haunting black-and-white images in a style heavily influenced by the great Aubrey Beardsley. Tailpieces and other ornamental designs appear throughout the text.
|The Thousand Nights and One Night |
by Jan Pienkowski, David Walser
This stunningly illustrated selection of tales from the classic Arabian Nights features silhouette and other art laced with brilliant color and metallic silver ornamentation. These interpretations charm the contemporary reader with flourishes of whimsy and insouciance. Available for sale in the United States only.
|English Fairy Tales |
by Arthur Rackham, Flora Annie Steel
Featuring over 40 beloved tales, this gorgeous hardcover edition is profusely illustrated with some of Rackham's most accomplished black-and-white work, including many silhouettes — 16 full-page color plates are included as well.
|Alice's Adventures in Wonderland |
by Lewis Carroll, Harry Rountree
This lovely hardcover edition conjures up marvelous visions of Carroll's fantasy world. Luxuriously illustrated with 92 watercolors, it's a wonderful introduction to Alice's adventures as well as a splendid volume for collectors.
|A Kingdom Far and Clear: The Complete Swan Lake Trilogy |
by Mark Helprin, Chris Van Allsburg
For the first time, this hardcover volume collects all three of Helprin's "Swan Lake" novellas — Swan Lake, The Veil of Snows, and A City in Winter — along with Van Allsburg's 42 full-color illustrations from the original editions.
|The Ship That Sailed to Mars |
by William Timlin, William Timlin, John Howe
With this long-forgotten masterwork, Timlin, an obscure South African architect, brought forth a magical intertwining of Burroughs and Tolkien. Features 48 pages of calligraphic text and 48 color plates.
|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.
|Marilyn, August 1953: The Lost LOOK Photos |
by John Vachon, Brian Wallis
This gorgeous hardcover collects over 100 previously unpublished photos, capturing the sex symbol in intimate, unguarded moments: lounging poolside, riding a ski lift, and snuggling with her husband-to-be, Joe DiMaggio.
|A Midsummer Night's Dream |
by William Shakespeare, W. Heath Robinson
From the exquisite title page to the playful two-page spread that closes the book, this graphic presentation of Shakespeare's most beloved play will surprise and delight the eye. Includes 12 full-page color plates, numerous black-and-white illustrations, and plentiful vignettes.
|Spectacle in the White City: The Chicago 1893 World's Fair |
by Stanley Appelbaum, Peter B. Hales
A splendid tribute to The World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1893, this hardcover volume offers a grand photographic record, printed in a sweeping landscape format. Includes essays and captions by a noted historian. 128 photographs.
|A House of Pomegranates |
by Jessie Marion King, Oscar Wilde
Wilde's second collection of fairy tales, originally published in 1891, following "The Happy Prince" in 1888. The volume includes "The Young King," "The Birthday of the Infanta," and "The Star-Child."
|Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp, in Rhyme |
by Arthur Ransome, Thomas Mackenzie
Unique hardcover features elegant typography, silhouetted endpapers, twelve color plates, and the addition of myriad decorative elements — ornamental heads, initials, silhouettes, partial borders, and much more.
|American Fairy Tales |
by L. Frank Baum
Young cowboy lassoes Father Time; dummy in Mr. Floman's department store window comes to life; and 10 other fairy tales. 41 illustrations.
|Celtic Fairy Tales |
by Joseph Jacobs
Great folklorist's selection of the finest legendary and folk material from Welsh, Scottish, and Irish sources. 26 medieval and modern stories in all. 46 illustrations.
|Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales |
by Joseph Jacobs
Twenty tales embodying the humor and heroism of Celtic folklore have been compiled into one volume. The stories are lavishly illustrated by the pen-and-ink drawings of John D. Batten. 38 drawings.
|The Happy Prince and Other Fairy Tales |
by Oscar Wilde
Nine charming, sensitive stories: "The Happy Prince," "The Selfish Giant," "The Star-Child," "The Nightingale and the Rose," "The Birthday of the Infanta," "The Remarkable Rocket," "The Devoted Friend," more.
|Listen & Read Favorite Irish Fairy Tales |
by Philip Smith
A magical realm of leprechauns and giants beckons with 6 Gaelic adventure stories, read by actor Des Keogh. 60-minute tape, plus paperbound edition of Irish Fairy Tales.
|Perrault's Fairy Tales |
by Charles Perrault, Gustave Doré
Original versions of "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Little Red Riding Hood," and more. With 34 magnificent illustrations by Gustave Doré.