Straight back, half-canvas with strips. A beautiful royal blue canvas is associated with the cover paper: a paper with intertwined peacock feather patterns, enhanced with gold pigment. Assorted dark blue guards.
21 x 28.5 cm, 176 pages.
Editions I.P., 1986.
About thirty stories are presented in this collection taken from the Contes de l'enfance et du foyer that the Grimm brothers published in 1815. Among them, the most famous such as Hansel and Grethel, The Frog King, The Valiant Little Tailor, Snow White, The Musicians of Bremen...
The typography is pleasant, the page is airy. The book is embellished with 16 colour plates by the greatest artists of the 19th century, as well as engravings at the bottom of the text.