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THE EVERYDAY FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1609840
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. c. 1931. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth spine, black title. Pictorial front board showing little girl laid on her back under a grape vine. 7 colour plates. Large format. Spine and corners bumped; some wear with slight surface paper loss at corners. Rear board marked and scuffed. Inscription to front endpaper. A little scattered foxing.
THE ENCHANTER'S DAUGHTER
Written by Antonia Barber. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1317048
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition.
A picture book story of the enchanter's daughter whose father will not let her venture from the top of the world where they live. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Beautiful colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224023993. Slight discolouration to inner margin of front pastedown (front the glue of the binding process) else a fine copy.
DEAN'S GIFT BOOK OF FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Grahame Johnstone; Janet Grahame Johnstone.
Stock no. 1317041
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1st 1967. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
8 well-loved fairy tales illustrated in full colour throughout. White boards, gilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. A very pretty book. 10 x 8". Unpaginated. ISBN: 0603075010. Some slight bumping to spine of both book and dustwrapper. A super copy.
IN POWDER & CRINOLINE
Written by Anne Carter. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 1317040
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Gallery Five Ltd.. 1st thus 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A modern re-telling of 6 stories originally told by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Accompanied by 12 of Nielsen's elegant full-colour plates plus b/w illustrations and decorations. Grey boards, silver titles and decorations. Purple and white pictorial endpapers. 92 pages. Cr 4to. ISBN: 034022763X. Minimal bumping to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and sunned to spine.
THE FROG PRINCESS
Written by Bernard Isaacs.
Stock no. 1317038
Published by Central Books Limited. 1973. Very good condition.
Large format, Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. Slight rubbing to spine. Covers ever so slightly grubby.
THE SNOW QUEEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Naomi Lewis. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1317036
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Magnificent full-colour illustrations which transport us through winter and spring, along river and mountainside. A wealth of detail evocatively creates the world of the Snow Queen. Anderson's tale adapted by Naomi Lewis. A beautiful book in ice blue pictorial boards. 12 x 9". Unpaginated. ISBN: 0722654871. Spine very slightly bumped and rubbed. A couple of tiny dents to lower cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper else contents fine. Dustwrapper has a small tear to top of spine.
No author listed. Illustrated by Ludek Manasek.
Stock no. 1317027
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st UK 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
A Curtain-Raiser Book, the story made famous by Ballet. Large format. White boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Lovely colour illustrations. ISBN: 046005905X. Foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper has tears to top edges and some loss to top edge of rear panel. Foxing to verso of wrapper and to wrapper flaps.
FAIRY TALES BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 1317026
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
11 famous fairy tales each beautifully illustrated with colour plates and b/w line illustrations. Blue cloth, decorated with 'blind' crowns, gilt title to spine. Decorated endpapers. 155 pages. 11.25 x 8.5". ISBN: 034027025X. Spine slightly bumped, some light fading to cover edges. Light foxing to textblock. White pictorial wrapper is slightly rubbed at edges and has a small, light mark to spine edge on rear panel.
THE FIREBIRD AND OTHER RUSSIAN FAIRY TALES
Written by Jacqueline Onassis. Illustrated by Boris Zvorykin.
Stock no. 1317022
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Purple endpapers. Four classic Russian Fairy Tales edited and with an introduction by Onassis. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout. ISBN: 0713911727. Some light fading to cover edges. Some foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is little edge chipped, small scratch to rear panel and creases to flaps.
RUSSIAN FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by A. Alexeieff.
Stock no. 1814953
Published by Routledge. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Orange cloth with gilt illustration on front board, burgundy title block to spine with gilt title and bands.Traditional tales of the Russian people. B/w illustrations. Translation by Norbert Guterman and Folkloristic Commentary by Roman Jakobson. Undated. Pictorial dustwrapper is chipped at corners and towards top of spine, browned especially to spine.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
No author listed. Illustrated by E.V. Boyle.
Stock no. 1317000
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle. Poor condition.
Ten glorious paper-guarded chromolithos. Black cloth, orange and gilt title, gilt decorations. B/w text illustrations. A handsome book. Front cover is detached and the spine has been repaired or possibly replaced. Light mark to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. One of the plates is slightly ragged/grubby at the lower edge, all others are present and bright.
COLOUR SHOW PICTURES OF FAIRY TALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1814947
Published by Juvenile Productions. Very good condition.
Beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout. Pictorial card wraps. 12.5 x 9.5". Unpaginated. First story is Jack the Giant Killer. Undated. Slightly bowed. Covers lightly browned. A few small bits of colour to margins else contents fine.