The Provensen Book of Fairy Tales

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Author: Alice & Martin Provensen

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Illustrator: Alice & Martin Provensen

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PROVENSEN, Alice & Martin. The Provensen Book of Fairy Tales. NY: Random House (1971). 4to, 140pp. Glazed color pictorial boards. Color pictorial endpapers; color illustrations throughout. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (light rubbing to spine ends, price clipped). Inscribed by Caldecott Medalist Martin Provensen as “Alice & Martin Provensen” to Newbery Medalist Nancy Willard with a small drawing of a butterfly on a flower.

Possible first printing having no indication of reprint and the jacket only listing titles issued prior to this one. From the library of Newbery Medalist Nancy Willard. A collection of 12 tales gathered from a mixture of classic and modern stories written or adapted by such distinguished storytellers as Oscar Wilde, A.A. Milne, Howard Pyle, and Hans Christian Andersen. The Provensen’s stunning full-color illustrations give new life to these magical tales of enchanted princesses, fiery dragons, wicked witches, and petulant kings.