The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (TASCHEN Books)

I wanted it.  A friend sent me an Amazon gift card over Facebook.  I spent it immediately.  (Look at the price!)  It arrived Monday.

And it is that beautiful.

You can find a slide show of illustrations on the publisher website.  Just click here.  

Illustrators include Kay Nielsen, Gustav Tenggren, Walter Crane, Arthur Rackham, and many great nineteenth-century German illustrators.  

Who wouldn't want to dive into this book, based on the title page alone?

On an unrelated note - well, sort of unrelated - I also got my very first DSLR for my birthday.  (Thank you, Daddy!)  I am a complete and total novice, but plan to learn how to use it!  I am hoping to upgrade my photo quality soon!  


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    1. It makes me so happy. I spent yesterday handing it to anyone who walked in the door: "Look! Look!" like an obnoxious kid.

  2. congrats on the camera and the book! Both will make you oh so happy, I'm betting!! I long for that book someday....:)

    1. The deal on Amazon was too good to pass up, with the gift card. I'd drooled over it so long. :o)

    2. The camera makes me nervous. So much to learn! I love to read, but not manuals...

  3. Aw that looks lovely and I haven't even clicked over to the illustrations yet. /jealous


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