Once Upon a Time . . .: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tale Illustrations

Once Upon a Time . . .: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tale Illustrations

Scheherazade from A Thousand and One Nights. She enchanted a demented Shah from murdering countless women by reading stories to him for a thousand one nights.  Each story had a moral to it so at the end of a thousand and one nights, the shah regains his sanity.  A true heroine!!

Scheherazade from A Thousand and One Nights. She enchanted a demented Shah from murdering countless women by reading stories to him for a thousand one nights. Each story had a moral to it so at the end of a thousand and one nights, the shah regains his sanity. A true heroine!!

Arthur Rackham ~ Jewels from the Deep ~ 1909 Pen and Ink and Watercolor ~ 356 x…

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Arthur Rackham ~ Jewels from the Deep ~ 1909 Pen and Ink and Watercolor ~ 356 x…

Illustration of a Japanese fairy tale wherein a girl befriends a crow demon in order to save the soul of her sister.

Illustration of a Japanese fairy tale wherein a girl befriends a crow demon in order to save the soul of her sister.

Do not grieve for what you have left behind.  A far higher destiny lies before you. Only, if you would deserve it,  beware of being mislead by appearances.  Edmund Dulac, Beauty and the Beast

Do not grieve for what you have left behind. A far higher destiny lies before you. Only, if you would deserve it, beware of being mislead by appearances. Edmund Dulac, Beauty and the Beast

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Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939, English)My Mother read it to me and I read it to my children every Christmas Eve. The same work precious book.

Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939, English)My Mother read it to me and I read it to my children every Christmas Eve. The same work precious book.

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