Tag: Virginia Frances Sterrett

Arabian Nights

Arabian NightsThe stories from The Arabian Nights were brought to the Western world by Antoine Galland’s translation in 1704 and haven’t ceased to delight us ever since. Jonathan Scott’s version is illustrated by Virgina Frances Sterrett.

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Old French Fairy Tales (II)

Front cover for Old French Fairy Tales (2)This second volume of the Old French Fairy Tales by Sophie Rostopchine, Comtesse de Ségur (1799-1874) brings us back into the distant realm of the Queen of Fairies and the King of Genii. Read More

Old French Fairy Tales (I)

Front cover for Old French Fairy Tales (1)This first volume of the Old French Fairy Tales by Sophie Rostopchine, Comtesse de Ségur (1799-1874) gathers together three stories from a marvelous age when fairies and genii were still thriving in our world and our imagination. Read More

Tanglewood Tales

Tanglewood TalesWritten by Nathaniel Hawthorne and illustrated by Virginia Frances Sterrett, this book depicts the legends of The Minotaur, The Pygmies, The Dragon’s Teeth, Circe’s palace, The Pomegranate Seeds, and The Golden Fleece. Read More