New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2003). First printing of the revised edition. Drawings by Maurice Sendak. Hardcover. Square duodecimo. [viii], 334 pages. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Bound in brown cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine and upper board, dark brown endpapers, integral ribbon bookmark. No noticeable wear to book. Jacket has a hint of sun-fading to spine and along upper joint fold, else fine also.
A superb selection of 27 stories chosen from Grimm's tales. In addition to several familiar standards there are many that will be new to most readers, such as the title story--a masterpiece that is definitely one of the Grimms' darker tales.
This copy is signed by Sendak on the title page.