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Classic Fairy Tales

Gustafson, Scott (ill.)

ISBN 10: 086713089X / ISBN 13: 9780867130898
Published by Greenwich Workshop Press, 2003
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st ptg., large 4to, full blue "cloth" stamped in gilt, ten lavishly illustrated fairy tales, from Little Red Riding Hood to The Frog Prince. 75 color paintings by Scott Gustafson, who signed the laid in bookplate. Fine in fine, unclipped dj. Signed by artist. Bookseller Inventory # 21991

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Title: Classic Fairy Tales

Publisher: Greenwich Workshop Press

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Gustafson, Scott

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st

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Synopsis:

This exquisitely illustrated, large format gift book features ten of the most enduring fairy tales of all time. The stories, chosen and edited by the artist, are a balance of 'princess' classics and frolicking adventure tales.

Artist Scott Gustafson spent more than four years creating the seventy-five rich oil paintings, reproduced here in full color. His style is reminiscent of N.C. Wyeth and Wyeth;s gifted student Jessie Wilcox Smith (plus a touch of Arthur Rackham in the fairies). The rounded-face, glowing children and charming interiors contribute to Gustafson?s unique and contemporary style, which will capture the hearts of even the most hard-boiled media-savvy child.

About the Author:

Scott Gustafson is the award-winning author and illustrator of Artisan’s Classic Fairy Tales, Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose, and Classic Bedtime Stories, as well as an illustrated novel for young readers entitled Eddie: The Last Youth of Edgar Allen Poe and many other illustrated children’s books. He lives in Chicago with his wife and son.

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Bud Plant & Hutchison Books specialize in fine illustrated and children's books as well as books on fantasy and comic art, artists and other forms of pop culture. Find us online, by appointment or at selected West Coast book fairs and conventions, or at our booth in Booktown Books, 107 Bank St., Grass Valley, CA 95945.

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