Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1974. First Printing of the First Edition. Cloth. Fine in a Fine DJ. A bright fresh copy- as new. No former owner's markings. Octavo. Red cloth with black illustration and lettering to the spine. 124 (1) pp.
From noted authority of folktales and storytelling Eileen Colwell, a fine collection of 28 English folktales from the oral tradition dating from 1840 to 1900; here retold in a modern idiom, illustrated with bold lino-cuts by Anthony Colbert. Fine in Fine DJ. Item #7270