1839 EARLY Grimm’s Fairy Tales Gammer Grethel ENGLISH Rumpelstiltskin Tom Thumb

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A rare and very early printing of the famed German tales, ‘Grimm’s Fairy Tales’. Translated and published by Edgar Taylor, ‘Gammer Grethel’ features some of the most well-known tales including:

  • Tom Thumb
  • The Frog Prince
  • Hansel and Grethel
  • The Golden Goose
  • Rumpelstiltskin

 

This 1839 English edition is divided into three or four story sections called ‘Evenings’ – note the inclusion of small vignette illustrations.

 

This particular example is signed by the translator Taylor.

 

$950.00

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1839 EARLY Grimm’s Fairy Tales Gammer Grethel ENGLISH Rumpelstiltskin Tom Thumb

 

A rare and very early printing of the famed German tales, ‘Grimm’s Fairy Tales’. Translated and published by Edgar Taylor, ‘Gammer Grethel’ features some of the most well-known tales including:

  • Tom Thumb
  • The Frog Prince
  • Hansel and Grethel
  • The Golden Goose
  • Rumpelstiltskin

 

This 1839 English edition is divided into three or four story sections called ‘Evenings’ – note the inclusion of small vignette illustrations.

 

This particular example is signed by the translator Taylor.

 

Item number: #14490

Price: $950

 

GRIMM, Jacob & Wilhelm

 

Gammer Grethel, or, German fairy tales, and popular stories

 

London : John Green, 1839. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: complete with all pages
    • xii, [2], 350
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • Horace Howard
    • Edgar Taylor
      • Edgar Taylor (1793-1839) was a British solicitor and author of legal, historical, literary works and translations. He translated this edition and presented it to “his old friend” Horace Howard.
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
    • Size: ~7.5in X 5.25in (19.5cm x 13cm)
    • Very rare and desirable

 

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14490

Category

Literature

Authors

GRIMM, Jacob & Wilhelm

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete