Household Tales and Traditions of England, Germany, France, Scotland, &c. &c. - James Burns Circa 1845 - Edward Lumley, London - First Edition, and First English Edition of Little Red Riding Hood Rare and only edition of this collection of 52 fairy tales, which contains the first English translation of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ by the Brothers Grimm (Sutton, Little Red Riding Hood, Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, 1994 (83).

The bulk of the tales are from the Brothers Grimm, and are enhanced by in-text illustrations and vignettes.

Part of the Burns Fireside Library Series. No further editions seem to have been published. Date of publication based upon its announcement in
The Spectator magazine of December 1845, and the references, listed in more detail below.
  Duodecimo (16.6 x 11 cm) pp. [4] 188 [2].

Reference: Low,
The English Catalogue of Books from 1835 to 1863 (1864), 868. Morgan, Critical Bibliography of German Literature (1965 2nd ed.), 190. Brian Alderson, British Library exhibition (1985), 4.

Provenance: Charles Haworth Peel (1854-1878), with gift inscription dated 1864, and then to Sir Mervyn Lloyd Peel K.B.E. (1856-1929) of Danvrallt, Carmarthenshire.
  In contemporary half brown calf over embossed boards, spine ruled in gilt with black morocco title label lettered in gilt, green coated endpapers.   Condition: Near fine, short closed tear to upper edge of title page, in very good binding, rubbing to corners and spine ends.   Ref: 108580   Price: HK$ 6,000