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TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Written by E.O. Lorimer. Illustrated by Gordon Nicoll.
Stock no. 1814135
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1st 1932. Good condition.

Introduction by Lorimer. Green cloth boards, dark green titles and vignettes. Colour pictorial endpapers. 12 tipped-in colour plates. B/w chapter headers. 335 pages. Boards heavily damp stained but titles still bold. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Hinges pulled. A few scattered foxspots. All plates present.
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THE UGLY DUCKLING AND OTHER FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Maxwell Armfield.
Stock no. 1814132
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Tales For Children From Many Lands series. Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. Blue cloth, elaborate gilt tiltes and decoration to spine and front cover, pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 colour plates plus b/w chapter headers. 127 pages. Gilt title & vignette to spine are faded.Rear board is scuffed with a few tiny dints. 1.5cm x 6cm cut out from top edge of free front endpaper. Hinges pulled. A few grubby marks to margins. 'The Wild Swans' plate has a hole to the margin with finger creasing.
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A HARP OF FISHBONES AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Pat Marriott.
Stock no. 1507433
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Princesses and witches, mermaids and demons mingle with ordinary boys and girls in the most extraordinary adventures. Pale green covers with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 229 pages. 14 stories. ISBN: 0224006665. Spine bumped. Ink school stamp to front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and text block. Light browning to endpapers. Text pages very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby with a little edge browning. All four corners have been cut off.
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STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Agnes Richardson.
Stock no. 1814112
Published by Geographia Ltd.. 1923. Very good condition.

Dark green spine with light green covers with pictorial onlay to front. 7 Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 80 pages. Cloth spine fading, glue to rear of cloth spine becoming dried out. Light uneven fading of cloth. Pictorial onlay clean. Light page browning. All plates present.
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THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN
Written by George MacDonald. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1814110
Published by David McKay Company. 1st 1920. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green cloth, blue titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. Brown pictorial endpapers. 8 lovely colour plates plus illustration to title-page. 203 pages, top edge orange. Light damp staining to rear cover and lower edge of front cover. Front cover and spine otherwise fine. All plates present. 2" long crease to vertical edge of pages 119-126 with a tiny closed tear. A very nice copy overall.
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TALES FOR THE TELLING
Written by Edna O'Brien. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1814107
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Irish folk and fairy stories. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 112 pages. ISBN: 185145053X. Minor marks to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly rubbed at corners.
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BLACKIE'S POPULAR FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1208666
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1947. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front board shows oriental man approaching lamp on top of stand. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Corners a little worn. Rear cover grubby. Small dent to lower edge of front cover. Inscription in ink on front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents very good indeed.
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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm.
Stock no. 1507394
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1948. Fair condition.

Red cloth, embossed title and decoration to front, dark title to spine. Colour plates. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn, spine faded, covers marked. Both joints cracked, front by title page. Extensive pencil writing and drawing to front endpaper. Scribble to rear endpapers, title page and some text pages, text still readable. Other marks to contents but many pages are clean.
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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY STORIES WITH PICTURES THAT SPRING TO LIFE
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; S. Louis Giraud.
Stock no. 1406866
Published by Strand Publications. Good condition.

Pictorial boards. Bookano Series with 4 colour stand-up models. Eight stories. Colour pictorial endpapers, frontis and title page plus b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Paper split to either side of spine. Board edges rubbed. Spine browned. Ink stain to rear cover. Several hinges cracked. Tear to front endpaper and bottom of a few other pages. Colouring to several illustrations with slight transfer of colour to opposite page. Pencil marks to a few pages. Several repairs needed to first pop-up. Third pop-up in need of minor repair. Second and fourth pop-ups seem to be in working order.
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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES BOOK TWO
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1507375
Published by Piccolo; Pan Books. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. 158 pages. 8.75 x 7". ISBN: 0330250426. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Small piece of damage to top edge of rear cover. Front cover corner tips creased. Contents clean.
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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES BOOK ONE
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1507374
Published by Pan Books. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. 8.75 x 7". 4 double-sided colour plates. B/w illustrations. 143 pages. ISBN: 0330250418. A little wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Both corner tips of rear cover creased, light crease to top corner of front cover. Contents clean.
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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES TWENTY STORIES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1507368
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Contains 20 stories. 6 double-sided colour plates. Light brown boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 043495862X. Spots of wear to spine and corners. Book plate and browning to half-title page. Text pages very good. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of chips and a faded spine. Remains of label on front flap.
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