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Classic Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault - Illustrated by Harry Clarke - cover

Classic Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault - Illustrated by Harry Clarke

Charles Perrault

Publisher: Gill Books

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Summary

This long unavailable collection of Charles Perrault's Classic Fairy Tales has been updated for a modern readership and accompanied by the stunning illustrations of Irish artist, Harry Clarke. 
Although now best known for his stained glass work, Harry Clarke (1889-1931) first found fame as a book illustrator. His illustrations first appeared in print in 1916 and his talent was quickly acknowledged as he became recognised as one of the key illustrators during the golden age of gift-book illustration. 
The fairy tales were collected by 17th-century French writer Charles Perrault and include such famous tales as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty and Puss in Boots.

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