OLD FRENCH FAIRY TALES - Classic French Fairy Tales


Comtesse de Segur

Abela Publishing

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OLD FRENCH FAIRY TALES - Classic French Fairy Tales


Comtesse de Segur

Abela Publishing


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€ 1,99


OLD FRENCH FAIRY TALES is a wonderful book by Sophie Rostopchine, Comtesse De Segur (1799-1874) of 5 timeless French fairy tales, magnificently illustrated with beautiful and dramatic color plus black-and-white illustrations by US artist Virginia Frances Sterrett (1900-1931).
The 5 exquisite stories of this book contain:
Blondine, Bonne-Biche, and Beau-Minon,
Blondine Lost;
The Forest of Lilacs;
Blondine's Awakening - Beau-Minon;
Blondine's Second Awakening;
The Parrot;
The Tortoise;
The Journey and Arrival Good
Little Henry
The Poor Sick Mother;
The Crow, the Cock, and the Frog;
The Harvest;
The Vintage;
The Chase;
The Fishing;
The Plant of Life
Princess Rosette
The Farm;
Rosette at the Court of the King Her Father;
Family Council;
Second Day of the Festival;
Third and Last Day of the Festival
The Little Gray Mouse
The Little House;
The Fairy Detestable;
The Prince Gracious;
The Tree in the Rotunda;
The Casket
The Lark and the Toad;
Birth and Infancy of Ourson;
The Dream;
The Toad Again;
Violette's Sacrifice;
The Wild Boar;
The Conflagration;
The Well;
The Farm - The Castle - The Forge;
The Sacrifice;
The Combat;
The Recompense
De Segur, a French writer of Russian descent, wrote numerous books, the most famous of which was Les Malheurs de Sophie (Sophie's Misfortunes).
Sterrett did the illustrations were done  when she was only 19 years of age, this being Sterrett's first book. She is often referred to as the "female Kay Nielsen," a reference to the renowned Danish fairy tale illustrator. Sterrett contracted Tuberculosis and managed to complete illustrations for Natahiel Hawthorne’s Tanglewood Tales (1921) and her own interpretation of Arabian Nights (1928) before passing on, aged just 31.
KEYWORDS/TAGS: old french fairy tales, folklore, myths, legends, childrens stories, childrens book, fables, folk tales, storytelling, storyteller, Blondine, Bonne-Biche, Beau-Minon, Lost, Forest, Lilacs, Awakening, Beau-Minon, Bonne Biche, Second Awakening, Parrot, Repentance, Tortoise, Journey, Arrival, Little Henry, Poor, Sick Mother, Crow, Cock, Frog, Harvest, Vintage, Chase, Fishing, Plant of Life, Princess Rosette, Farm, Court, King Her Father, Family Council, Second Day, Festival, Third day, Last Day, Little Gray Mouse, Little House, Fairy Detestable, Prince Gracious, Tree, Rotunda, Casket, Ourson, Lark, Toad, Birth, Infancy, Violette, Dream, Violette's Sacrifice, Wild Boar, Conflagration, Well, Castle, Forge, Sacrifice, Combat, Recompense, Sophie Rostopchine, Comtesse De Segur, author, Virginia Frances Sterrett, illustrator, artist


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