Written in rhyming couplets and illustrated by the author, the book was an immediate success. It has since gone through hundreds of editions and been published in almost every European language. The present volume reprints 25 color plates from a German edition (including a bonus plate done for the 100th edition in 1876) with the reset text of a standard English translation. Also included are the full German text and an afterword with a brief biography of the author and note on how the book came to be written.
Children, bibliophiles, antiquarians—any lover of time-honored tales for children—will welcome this new edition of the classic German story.
- ISBN: 9780486115801 |
- Publisher: Dover Publications |
- Publication date: Apr 18, 2012 |
- Language: English |
- Format: Ebook