Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm - Author Picture

Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm - Authors

The German brothers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm spent years collecting and researching folk tales early in the 19th century. They published Children's and Household Tales in 1812, a collection which became known as Grimm's Fairy Tales. The collection included what are now some of the world's most famous stories, including Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel and Rumpelstiltskin. Wilhelm married in 1825, but Jacob never wed and for most of his life lived in his brother's home. The brothers also began a German historical dictionary, the enormous Deutsches Worterbuch, which ran to 16 volumes when it was finally completed by others in 1954.

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Grimm's Fairy Tales
Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm - illustrated by Arthur Rackham
This Calla Edition of fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm is drawn from the mammoth collection first published in 1909 and illustrated by Arthur Rackham. His 40 full-colour plates, plus innumerable black-and-white spot elements, get sensitive treatment in a design...
Lovereading Price: £20.79 - Saving £5.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 29/10/2010
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