"ONCE UPON A TIME…"
GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm. (CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator) . German Popular Stories. London, 1823, 1826. Two volumes.
First editions in English (first issue of Volume I; first printing of Volume II) of Grimms' famous fairy tales, including "Snow White," "Cinderella" and "Sleeping Beauty," illustrated with two engraved title pages and 20 full-page etchings by George Cruikshank ("perhaps his best work"), handsomely bound in full morocco by Bayntun-Riviere. $22,000.