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Grimm, Jakob and Wilhelm.
GERMAN POPULAR STORIES. TRANSLATED FROM THE KINDER UND HAUS MARCHEN, COLLECTED BY M.M. GRIMM, FROM ORAL TRADITION. LONDON: JAMES ROBINS & CO., AND (DUBLIN:) JOSEPH RUBINS JUNR. & CO., 1825-6
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149
Grimm, Jakob and Wilhelm.
GERMAN POPULAR STORIES. TRANSLATED FROM THE KINDER UND HAUS MARCHEN, COLLECTED BY M.M. GRIMM, FROM ORAL TRADITION. LONDON: JAMES ROBINS & CO., AND (DUBLIN:) JOSEPH RUBINS JUNR. & CO., 1825-6
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
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Grimm, Jakob and Wilhelm.
GERMAN POPULAR STORIES. TRANSLATED FROM THE KINDER UND HAUS MARCHEN, COLLECTED BY M.M. GRIMM, FROM ORAL TRADITION. LONDON: JAMES ROBINS & CO., AND (DUBLIN:) JOSEPH RUBINS JUNR. & CO., 1825-6
12mo (193 x 116mm.), second edition in English of volume 1 (with new preface), first edition in English of volume 2, engraved title vignettes and 19 plates by George Cruikshank, half-titles, advertisements,  without the illustration to "The Elves and the Shoemaker", original green cloth-backed pink paper boards, spines with printed labels, preserved in cloth slipcase, contemporary inscriptions, labels chipped and worn, covers bumped and slightly stained and worn at extremities, hinges starting, some browning and foxing to text
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Literature

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Catalogue Note

THE BEST KNOWN COLLECTION OF CHILDREN'S STORIES EVER PUBLISHED WITH CRUIKSHANK'S CELEBRATED ILLUSTRATIONS. The stories were first published in Germany in 1812 and 1814, and first appeared in English in 1823 and 1826 with engraved title pages and 20 plates by Cruikshank.

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