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Written by Mitsumasa Anno. Illustrated by Mitsumasa Anno.
Stock no. 1815753
Published by Reinhardt Books. 1st UK 1990. Fine condition.
A Book of Fables by Aesop and Mr. Fox retold by Anno. Cream and white glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 63 pages. ISBN: 1871061245.
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Graham Dean.
Stock no. 2124361
Published by Viking. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Published as a tribute to Dahl on his seventieth birthday, two fables are The Princess and the Poacher and Princess Mammalia. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 61 numbered pages. ISBN: 0670815306. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.
FABLES DE LA FONTAINE
Written by Jean De La Fontaine. Illustrated by Cremonini.
Stock no. 2124136
Published by Editions Fabbri. Circa 1961. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Text in French. Small splits and chips to top and tail of spine. Corners are bumped. Grubby marks to covers. Some foxing and page edge browning.
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.
THE ELEPHANT & THE FLOWER
Written by Brian Patten. Illustrated by Meg Rutherford.
Stock no. 1815395
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1970. Very good condition.
Almost-Fables. Contains 16 Almost-Fables. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictorial endpapers. Two-tone and b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0048230928. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Minor foxing to text block and a few grubby marks to contents.
CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Barbara Cooney. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.
Stock no. 2123884
Published by Kestrel Books. 7th 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Adapted from the Canterbury Tales. The story of the proud cock and the wily fox who flattered him. Orange boards with black title and decoration. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0722659113. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few closed tears and chips; some grubby marks.
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.
THE BLACK SHEEP
Written by Jean Merrill. Illustrated by Ronni Solbert.
Stock no. 2123375
Published by Pantheon Books. 1st USA 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
American Edition. m Large format. Black cloth with silver title to spine and sheep vignette to front cover. Blue, black and white illustrations. Uneven spotting to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks and chips; some grubby marks.
Written by Marie De France; Jeanette Beer. Illustrated by Jason Carter.
Stock no. 2123264
Published by Dragon's World; A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. Green boards, gilt titles. Translated by Beer. This special edition was published worldwide. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0905895568. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine.
Written by Jean De La Fontaine; Eunice Clark. Illustrated by Alexander Calder.
Stock no. 1609314
Published by Dover Publications Inc.. 1st thus 1968. Almost very good condition.
Card wraps. With 48 illustrations. Translated by Eunice Clark. Covers wrinkled and unevenly faded; laminate is lifting in places. Contents clean and bright.
THE PEASANT AND THE DONKEY
Written by H.M. Nahmad. Illustrated by William Papas.
Stock no. 1507115
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
30 enchanting stories, fables and legends in this collection of tales from countries in the Near and Middle East. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 134 pages. A little wear to spine and corners. Light foxing to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, is slightly grubby and has a lightly browned spine.
TALES OF THE DERVISHES
Written by Idries Shah.
Stock no. 1507113
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Teaching-stories of the Sufi Masters over the past thousand years. Selected from the Sufi classics, from oral tradition, from unpublished manuscripts and schools of Sufi teaching in many countries. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. Red illustration to endpapers. 222 pages. Spine lightly bumped. A couple of light marks to front cover. Very light browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small chips. Panels lightly scuffed.