Rapunzel, 1968. This book, illustrated by Eric Winter, was the 14 book in the original series of 27 Well-Loved Tales books. The text, as always in the books of this series, was written by Vera Southgate.
Some odd things linger in the memory for many years after childhood. Many people vividly remember the scene of the wife, craving the crisp salad in the witch’s garden more than they remember the poor blind prince feeling his way around in the wilderness.
Rapunzel, 1971, matt boards, Illustrated by Eric Winter. This copy, unfortunately, has some pen marks on the cover and lots of doodling on endpapers front and back (see photos). Ticks on the back cover. A pity because once you get past the endpapers, it’s a nice copy. Dating from the early-1970s, this copy was originally priced at 15p.
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