The History of Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper. New and Improved Series no. 45

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Title

The History of Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper. New and Improved Series no. 45

Alternative Title

Hop-'O-My-Thumb
New and Improved Series no. 45
Little glass slipper

Creator

Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703

Publisher

Glasgow: Printed for the Booksellers

Date

1852

Extent

24 pages

Identifier

Description

Price One Penny printed at the bottom of the title-page.
Advertisment for other titles in this, and other series on p. 24: "Histories, Religious Tracts, Song Books...Sold by all Booksellers"
Woodcut #80_a: Illustration on title-page (enclosed in a rectangular border composed of a single line) of a man and woman dancing in a ballroom with onlookers in the background.

Type

fairytale/folk lore

Abstract

Part of a series of fairy tales printed by the booksellers. This chapbook tells the classic fairy tale of Cinderella, which has several illustrations throughout. This tale is followed by a second fairy tale titled Hop-O’-My-Thumb, which appears to be a composite tale featuring many of the classic elements from tales such as Tom Thumb, Hansel and Gretel, and Jack and the Bean Stalk, among others.

Subject

Courtship and Marriage
Chapbooks - Scotland - Glasgow

Source

Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario

Format

JPEGs and PDF derived from master file, which was scanned from the original book in 24-bit color at 600 dpi in TIFF format using an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner.

Rights

In the public domain; For high quality reproductions, contact Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph. libaspc@uoguelph.ca, 519-824-4120, Ext. 53413

Contributor

Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Citation

Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703, “The History of Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper. New and Improved Series no. 45,” Scottish Chapbooks, accessed July 23, 2024, https://scottishchapbooks.lib.uoguelph.ca/items/show/1021.
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