The nix of the Mill-pond
32 pages, 22x22 cm (8.66x8.66 inch), hardcover,
18 large coloured Illustrations by Maurizio Marco Rossi.
... he heard a rippling in the pond. He turned round and saw a beautiful Maiden raising herself slowly out of the water.
These beautiful fairytale books, with mostly full-page, full-color illustrations of Italian artists, are often preferred for reading lessons in the lower grades.