Thorn Rose

GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm / LE CAIN, Errol

LE CAIN, Errol Thorn Rose

Faber & Faber Ltd., 1975.

First edition. Oblong 8vo. Pictorial boards in a matching pictorial dustwrapper. Signed by Le Cain on the front free endpaper. Full page colour illustrations by Errol Le Cain. Each page of text has a decorative border. A very good copy indeed, in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper.

The Grimm Brothers' version of Sleeping Beauty. Errol Le Cain's illustrations are "the most beautiful, haunting and imaginative that even this gifted artist has produced" (Blurb) This book was short listed for the Kate Greenaway medal in 1975. Writing Le Cain's obituary Phyllis Hunt, his editor at Faber, wrote " He was fascinated by myths and legends of all times and places, and there was a certain strangeness in his art that made him the perfect illustrator for fairy tales."

Stock ID: 39911

£275.00

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