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

Author
Published
  • London ; New York : Oxford University Press [1974]
Physical description
255 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
ISBN
  • 0192115596
  • 9780192115591
Local notes
  • Collated (1996/12/12). Complete. (V&A Libraries)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-247) and index.
  • "This book was designed and produced by George Rainbird Ltd. ... and bound by Dorstel Press Ltd., Harlow",-t.p. verso.
  • Case binding of blue cloth over boards. Illustrated dust jacket.
  • Copy B Donated by Anne Renier and F.G. Renier.
  • Copy B contains bookplate on upper pastedown which reads: from the Library of Anne Renier and F.G. Renier.
  • Copy B initialled in ink "AR" (ie. Anne Renier) on lower flyleaf recto.
  • Half-title.
  • Includes index.
Contents
  • History of Tom Thumb -- Jack the Giant Killer -- Yellow Dwarf -- Sleeping Beauty -- Little Red Riding Hood -- Diamonds and toads -- Bluebeard -- Puss in Boots -- Cinderella -- Hop o' my thumb -- Beauty and the Beast -- Three wishes -- Three heads in the well -- Jack and the beanstalk -- Snow White and the seven Dwarfs -- Frog Prince -- Twelve dancing Princesses -- Rumpelstiltskin -- Goldilocks and the three bears -- Tinder box -- Princess on the pea -- Thumbelina -- Swineherd -- Hansel and Gretel.
Other names
Related item
  • Online version:: Opie, Iona Archibald. Classic fairy tales. London ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1974]
  • https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1032867967
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Bookplates - England - 1970-1988.
  • Children's books - England - 1974.
  • Cloth case bindings - England - 1974.
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Dust jackets - England - 1974.
  • Fairy tales - England - 1974.
  • Fairy tales.
  • Illustrated
  • Nonfiction.
  • text
Language
  • English
Related Internet Resources
  • Presents the texts of twenty-four well-known fairy tales as they were first printed in English and summarizes the history of each title, especially from the textual point of view.

Holdings information at Victoria and Albert Museum libraries

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Location of copy Shelfmark Availability
Blythe House Archive & Study Room 74.BB.45
Copy A
Blythe House Archive & Study Room B.EA.CLAF.OX.1974
Copy B

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Resource Link: French equivalent / Équivalent français: https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1032867967
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