Rip Van Winkle, Red Riding Hood and A Christmas Carol are among the classics in this collection of tales illustrated by the English artist. This anthology of varied stories illustrated by Arthur Rackham contains the following, in order: "Rip van Winkle", seven of the Grimms' fairy tales (including "The Lady and the Lion"), "Alice in Wonderland," three of Shakespeare's plays ("The Taming of the Shrew," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Romeo & Juliet"), Dicken's "A Christmas Carol," some of Aesop's fables, and "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens."
This is a used copy in acceptable condition, with general wear throughout, some light water damage on the first few pages, and a missing dust jacket.
Edited by Margery Darrell, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Hardcover, 296 pages. Published by Viking Press, 1927.