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THE GIANT CRAB AND OTHER TALES FROM OLD INDIA
Written by W.H.D. Rouse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2127293
Published by Minerva Press. 1st thus 1973. Slightly better than very good condition.

A selection of old Indian stories of cunning and wisdom, fantasy and magic. Illustrated cloth covers. Pink endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 109pp. 8.5 x 6". ISBN: 0856360104. Fading to edges of rear cover. Contents are fine.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2126385
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

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 Publishers. This is Copy No. 184. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening/browning to spine. A few grubby marks to covers. Yellow stain to one corner of rear cover. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to pages in varying degrees; some pages just have foxing to outer page edges. All colour plates are present and in excellent condition!
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THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2126057
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles and illustration to front. Pictorial endpapers. 23 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with tissue-guards. Assumed 1st edition. Spotting/browning to spine; some chipping to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Wear along cover edges; a few small nicks at corners. Some foxing and browning, mostly to prelims. All plates present. Bottom corner of page 144 has small piece torn off.
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ENGLISH FABLES AND FAIRY STORIES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 1317423
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of well-know English fairy-tales and folk-tales. Pink cloth, gilt title to spine. Decorated endpapers. Colour illustrations and b/w text illustrations throughout. 234 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby, spine browned.
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THE BIG BOOK OF FABLES
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2125303
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth with super gilt titles and vignettes of animals to front cover and spine. Green pictorial endpapers. 28 colour plates plus numerous b/w text illustrations. 293 pages. Spine is bumped and faded. A few small splash marks to rear cover. Name in ink to half-title page. Foxing heavy to prelims, lightly to other areas, including page margins. Frontis is creased to edges with a couple of small edge-nicks. All plates present.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2125109
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Yellow pictorial boards and spine (showing the Fox and the Raven). 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations throughout. Bumping to spine and corners. Some foxing to covers. Front joint next to half-title page is a bit cracked; tear hole to front endpaper. Light foxing. Contents are still very good. All plates present.
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SOME OF AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; Alfred Caldecott. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 2124995
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1883. Almost very good condition.

Some of aesop's fables with modern instances shewn in designs by Randolph Caldecott from new translations by Alfred Caldecott. The engravings by J.D. Cooper. Large format. Brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to cloth at corners. Black mark to spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. There also also a stain to outer page edges, which has seeped through to some page margins. Some margin marks.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2124994
Published by The Children's Press. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards, front picture of the fox and the eagle. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. First fable is The Eagle and the Fox. A few marks to spine. Wear to cover edges, with some chipping. Rear cover has a few stains. Page browning. A few foxspots and page margin marks.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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