By the Brothers Grimm, retold by Edith H. Tarcov, illustrated by Edward Gorey
Signed first printing of Gorey's illustrated interpretation of the Grimm Brothers tale.
This is the scarcer true first of Gorey's edition, in wrappers, preceding the hardcover edition. The yellow highlights in Gorey's illustrations are an appealing rest from Gorey's typically unrelenting black-and-white style.
Read more: Toledano, Goreyography, B57a.
New York: Scholastic Book Services, (1973). 8'' x 6''. Original color pictorial wrappers. Illustrated by Gorey in black and white with yellow highlights. 48 pages. Signed by Gorey on the title page, crossing out his name. Text uniformly toned, as usual, nick to title page fore-edge. Some faint staining to rear panel.
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