Juniper Tree


Author: Lore Segal

Illustrator: Maurice Sendak

[SENDAK, Maurice]. The Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm. Selected by Lore Segal and Maurice Sendak. Translated by Lore Segal, with four tales translated by Randall Jarrell. Pictures by Maurice Sendak. NY: Farrar, Straus & Grioux [1973]. 12mo, volume 1: x 171pp., volume 2: x 162pp. Maroon cloth stamped in gilt. Black endpapers; 27 b&w illustrations. Fine copies of each volume, in publisher's original full-color pictorial d.w. (not price-clipped) with publisher's original slipcase.

First Edition. For this beautiful edition of the Tales of Grimm, Lore Segal and Maurice Sendak jointly culled 27 of the original 210 stories in the original collection. Translated faithfully and without any alterations, this collection brings the grace and precision of Segal and Jarrell's prose to these famous stories. Including such standards as Hansel and Gretel, The Fisherman and His Wife, and The Frog King, this is a masterfully curated edition of the Grimm fairy tales we all know and love.