The classic fairy tales / [collected by] Iona and Peter Opie

Published
  • London : Oxford University Press 1974
Physical description
255p ill(some col) 26cm
ISBN
  • 0192115596
Notes
  • '... texts of twenty-four of the best-known fairy tales as they were first printed in English, or in their earliest surviving or prepotent text ...' - Preface
  • Bibliography: p.245-247. - Includes index
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Genre
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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The classic fairy tales / [compiled by] Iona and Peter Opie.

Published
  • New York : Oxford University Press 1980, c1974
Physical description
336 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
ISBN
  • 0195202198 (pbk)
  • 9780195202199 (pbk)
Notes
  • Includes bibliography (p. 320-325) and index.
Contents
  • The history of Tom Thumb (The history of Tom Thumbe) -- Jack the Giant Killer (The history of Jack and the giants) -- The yellow dwarf -- Sleeping Beauty (The sleeping beauty in the wood) -- Little Red Ridinghood (The Little Red Riding-Hood) -- Diamonds and toads (The fairy) -- Bluebeard (The blue beard) -- Puss in Boots (The master cat, or Puss in Boots) -- Cinderella (Cinderella, or The little glass slipper) -- Hop o' my thumb (Little Poucet) -- Beauty and the Beast -- The three wishes (The tale of the three wishes) -- The three heads in the well (The King of Colchester's daughters) -- Jack and the beanstalk (The history of Jack and the bean-stalk) -- Snow White and the seven dwarfs (Snow-drop) -- The frog prince -- The twelve dancing princesses -- Rumpelstiltskin (Rumpel-stilts-kin) -- Goldilocks and the three bears (The story of the three bears) -- The tinder box -- The princess on the pea (The princess and the peas) -- Thumbelina (Tommelise) -- The swineherd -- Hansel and Gretel.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • Presents the texts of 24 well-known fairy tales as they were first presented in English and summarizes the history of each tale, especially from the textual point of view.

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The classic fairy tales / [collected by] Iona and Peter Opie

Published
  • London : Granada 1980
Physical description
33lp ill 20cm pbk
ISBN
  • 0586083359
Notes
  • '... texts of twenty-four of the best-known fairy tales as they were first printed in English or in their earliest surviving or prepotent text ...' - Preface
  • Originally published: London : Oxford University Press, 1974
  • Bibliography: p.320-325. - Includes index
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Genre
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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