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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317183
Published by William Heinemann. 1933. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cheaper edition. Red cloth, black titles and vignettes. 8 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 223 numbered pages. 8 x 5.5". A chunky book being 1.5" thick. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight fading to spine and covers. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is grubby at front edges, has some slight foxing and has a few small tape repairs.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; Michael Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 1208716
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards. Gold title to spine. Pretty full-page colour illustrations. 27 pages. ISBN: 041652950X. Top and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Top front corner very slightly bumped. Price-cut wrapper is sunned at spine and slightly rubbed at edges.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1406453
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Numerous memorable illustrations including 13 colour plates. Contains several self-caricatures of Rackham, including him in the guise of the 'new master' who gives the black boy a 'good scrubbing', and the man who catches a flea! Available in two separate trade editions, this is the green cloth binding with gilt titles and decorations. Green/white pictorial endpapers. 223 pages. 8 x 6". Introduction by G.K. Chesterton. New translation by Jones. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine a little faded at top. Couple of hinges are cracked. Small bookseller's label to bottom of front pastedown. Browning to endpapers. Name and date to half title page. Foxing to contents. Some grubby marks to page edges. One plate has ragged edges. Other plates are in very good condition.

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THE CHILDREN'S PLAY-HOUR BOOK
Written by Stephen Southwold; Rose Fyleman; A.A. Milne; Hans Christian Andersen; Aesop; et al. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Joyce Mercer; et al..
Stock no. 1506874
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Lilac pictorial boards. green titles. Tipped-in colour plates, b/w and three-tone illustrations. 153 pages. 1927 to title page. First story The Faithless Sentinels by Southwold. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. Dent to top edge of rear cover. Rear joint cracked. A little foxing. Small tear and hole to top of plate opposite 102. Contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small chips and tears, a little loss. Spine and folds browned. Panels grubby.

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THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2122691
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1999. Very good condition.

Large format. Peach cloth, red bird decoration to front, gilt titles to spine. Green title to front. 23 beautiful colour plates plus b/w line drawings. A little spotting and fading ot spine. A few marks to covers. Contained in slip case in almost very good condition; a few marks and scuffs; sticker to one corner.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1506622
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1912. Slightly better than good condition.

Numerous memorable illustrations including 13 colour plates. Contains several self-caricatures of Rackham, including him in the guise of the 'new master' who gives the black boy a 'good scrubbing', and the man who catches a flea! Available in two separate trade editions, this is the green cloth binding with gilt titles and decorations. Green/white pictorial endpapers. 223 pages. 8 x 6". Introduction by G.K. Chesterton. New translation by Jones. Spine browned, bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends. Bumping and wear to corners. Some wear to cover edges. Covers grubby with darkening to edges. Front joint starting to crack, a few hinges cracked. Gathering near centre of book, pages 97 to 104, pulled. Foxing and some marks to contents.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1505738
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Numerous memorable illustrations including 13 colour plates. Contains several self-caricatures of Rackham, including him in the guise of the 'new master' who gives the black boy a 'good scrubbing', and the man who catches a flea! Available in two separate trade editions, this is the green cloth binding with gilt titles and decorations. Green/white pictorial endpapers. 223 pages. 8 x 6". Introduction by G.K. Chesterton. New translation by Jones. Spine bumped, worn and slightly darkened. Wear to corners and bump to lower front corner. Front joint cracked. plus a couple of hinges cracked but binding still tight. Grubby fingermarks, mainly to lower margins and mostly in first half of book. A few fox spots to contents. Rear endpapers grubby with some foxing. All plates present.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 1315584
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1912. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The De Luxe limited edition of 250 copies. Cream pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Large format. 12 wonderful tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue-guards plus b/w text illustrations. 209 numbered pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Burgundy silk page marker. SIGNED by the publishers, this is copy no. 148. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to top and tail of spine and tears which have been tape repaired on verso the wrapper is also lightly browned and foxed. An exceptionally nice copy of this scarce edition made even more desirable by the original dustwrapper being present. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Blanche Winder; Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1505099
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. circa 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards showing fox in a bucket. 24 colour plates. Sunshine Series. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Rear cover ever so slightly grubby. Dated ink inscription to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing, mainly to prelims and page edges. All plates present. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some loss to top of spine and front panel. Spine browned and slightly faded. Rear panel a little grubby. Some foxing.

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THE WONDER BOOK OF FAMOUS TALES
Written by Enid Blyton; Walter De La Mare; Aesop; Kenneth Grahame; Charles Dickens; Hans Christian Andersen; Brothers Grimm; et al. Illustrated by Dorothea Braby; Trefor Jones; Will Nickless; Lilian Buchanan; et al..
Stock no. 1504407
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. circa 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Favourite Children's Stories from Times Past and Present. More than forty of the world's most celebrated tales by thirty-four famous authors lavishly illustrated by twenty-two leading artists of the day. Pale blue boards with dark blue titles to spine. 9 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 256 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Boards mottled. Fading to lower edges of covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Contents clean just very lightly browned. Foxing to text block. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with tears to either end of spine and fold. Label partially removed from top corner of front panel causing surface paper damage.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop.
Stock no. 1312425
Published by Bliss, Sands & Co.. 1897. Almost very good condition.

New Edition. With Proverbs and Applications. Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, spine sunned and covers slightly marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and to half-title. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins and some light foxing. Contents generally clean.

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LITTLE STORIES FROM AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 1207657
Published by Collins. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Pictorial stiff card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w illustrations. Fables and the moral of the story. Inscription in ink to first blank page. Spine worn with some loss of surface from rear cover alongside. Contents pulled so feel a little loose. A few marks to margins otherwise contents clean.

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