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The Evergreen Tales, Or Tales For The Ageless- Limited Edition Club, New York 1949-52- The complete 15 volume set in 5 red paper-covered slipcases, in various full color linen bindings. Includes ''Hansel & Gretel,'' ''Jack and the Beanstalk,'' ''The Ugly Duckling,'' ''Ali Baba and the Forty Thievbes'', ''The Sleeping Beauty'' ''Pandora's Box,'' , ''King Midas and the Golden Touch'', ''The Emperor's New Clothes,'' ''Beauty and the Beast,'' ''Dick Whittington'', St. George and The Dragon'', ''Alladin and The Wonderful Lamp'', ''Joseph and His Brothers', ''The Three Bears,'' and ''Bluebeard'', . All illustrations are in color with some hand-colored and some orignial color lithographsS. Each is copy is either #222 of 2000 or 2251 of 2500 with many of the copies signed by the illustrators and/or the editor. The editor has signed nine of the volumes. Illustrators who have signed are Fritz Eichenberg, Everett Gee Jackson, Edward Ardizzone, Rafaello Busoni, Robert Lawson, and Ervine Metzl. Arthur Szyk and Fritz Kredel have not signed. Slip cases have wear and scuffs.