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FAIRY TALES

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THE SCOTTISH FAIRY BOOK
Written by Elizabeth Grierson. Illustrated by Morris Meredith Williams.
Stock no. 1406482
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Illustrated endpapers. 100 b/w illustrations (full-page and text) throughout. 382 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine is browned and gilt in title is faded. Board edges a little faded. Some marks to boards. Foxing especially to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Contents otherwise generally clean.
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MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY TALES
Written by L. Edna Walter. Illustrated by Charles Folkard; J.H. Hartley.
Stock no. 1506936
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

Edited by Walter. Blue cloth with black titles and black and orange illustration to front. 16 colour plates, 10 by Folkard and 6 by Hartley. 219 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp marks to lower corners of both covers. Spine darkened. A couple of small marks to covers. Contents are foxed but otherwise very good. All plates present.
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FAIRY TALES AND LEGENDS BY HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Rex Whistler.
Stock no. 1406466
Published by The Bodley Head. 1945. Almost very good condition.

Cream boards with red swirly decorations and titles. White endpapers with red swirly decorations. 470 pages, top edge red. B/w illustrations. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. Spine is faded. A little foxing to page edges otherwise contents generally clean.
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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1506906
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue textured cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Seven colour plates including frontis and over 50 b/w illustrations. 239 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. A couple of tiny bumps to cover edges. Spine browned and gilt on spine and front dulled. A couple of marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing to contents and text block otherwise very good.
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OUR FAVOURITE NURSERY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by A.W.C.; F.W.L..
Stock no. 1406390
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Slightly better than good condition.

Tales include Jack and the Beanstalk, Tom Thumb, Puss in Boots, Hop O' My Thumb, Little Totty, The Fairy at the Fountain or The Two Girls, Cinderella. Green pictorial boards with black titles to spine and front. Gilt title block to front. B/w full page illustrations on every alternate page. 93 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers a little grubby. Some hinges are cracked. Browning to endpapers and page edges. A few grubby margin marks.
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KACHI-KACHI MOUNTAIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1406379
Published by The Kobunsha. Slightly better than good condition.

Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 5. A crepe paper book. Colour illustrations. Small format. Spine split at top and bottom. Corners creased. Small hole on paper on rear cover. Some foxing. Contents creased and generally grubby.
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THE FAIRY TALES OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 1506847
Published by Omega Books. 1st thus 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Brown pictorial endpapers. 16 tales. 12 double sided colour plates. B/w illustrations. 197 pages. ISBN: 1850070679. Minimal wear to ends of spine and corners. Dustwrapper ever so slightly edge worn.
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HOB AND BOB A TALE OF TWO GOBLINS
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Charles Stewart.
Stock no. 1506840
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A fairy story in which children will find many old nursery rhyme friends. Yellow cloth. Colour sketches throughout. 63 pages. 9.5 x 7.5 inches. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Light foxing to covers with some darkening to top and bottom edges. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and text block. Grubby fingermarks to first few pages, rest clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with tears and chips, loss from top of spine and top of front flap. Hole to front edge of spine. Very grubby.
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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Written by Marianna Mayer. Illustrated by Mercer Mayer.
Stock no. 1506839
Published by Four Winds Press. 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Light brown cloth with dark brown title to spine and vignette to front cover. Beautiful full-page colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0590074970. 2nd printing. Top of spine bumped. Small amount of glue to front edge of spine. Pen inscription to front pastedown. A couple of tiny white spots and residue from small label to front endpapers. A couple of small marks and fox spots to prelims, rest clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears and chips, 2" tear to bottom of front panel. Price label to front flap. Light foxing to verso.
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THE HEROES OR GREEK FAIRY TALES FOR MY CHILDREN
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by William Russell Flint.
Stock no. 1406358
Published by Philip Lee Warner; The Medici Society. 1914. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 12 mounted colour plates with tissue guards. 166 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine browned. Covers a little rubbed. Small lump to joint edge of front pastedown leading to small indent to prelims. Browning to endpapers. Tissue guards are browned as are pages opposite them. Some tissue guards are creased. Gilt to top edge of text block dulled and a little scratched. A little foxing and some fingering otherwise contents are generally clean.
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RED RIDING HOOD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506819
Published by Merrimack Publishing Corporation. 1984. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial card wraps in the shape of Red Riding Hood's bonnet, pages all different widths to make face. 10 pages including inside of covers. Colour and three-tone illustrations with two lines of text to a page. Bound with red ribbon. Some creasing to covers and page edges which make face. Small mark to rear cover. Contents clean.
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THE WOLF AND THE SEVEN LITTLE KIDS
Written by Vera Southgate. Illustrated by Robert Lumley.
Stock no. 1406327
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1969. Slightly better than good condition.

Ladybird series 606D. The original 'well-loved tales' classic! Red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0721402402. Spine and corners bumped and worn., Top of back strip is missing and the spine is mostly split at rear. Board edges rubbed. Rear board is grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown plus name in child's writing & couple of ink lines to front endpaper. Front joint starting to crack. Some light foxing and some fingering to contents.
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