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FAIRY TALES

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FAIRY TALES
Written by Kornei Chukovsky.
Stock no. 1608765
Published by Raduga Publishers. 1984. Very good condition.

Large format. Includes: The Telephone; Doctor Powderpill; Wash 'Em Clean; The Stolen Sun; The Muddle. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
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THE FAIRY TALES OF OSCAR WILDE
Written by Oscar Wilde. Illustrated by Isabelle Brent.
Stock no. 1608763
Published by Little Brown. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Gorgeous illustrations and an insightful indtrodution by Neil Philip. ISBN: 0316909874. Wrapper spine faded.
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HANSEL AND GRETEL
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
Stock no. 1608750
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1979. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0354080806. Spine bumped. Front endpaper stuck to front pastedown.
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CINDERELLA OR THE LITTLE GLASS SLIPPER
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2122126
Published by The Bodley Head. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

9.25 x 6.75 ins. Illustrated paperboards. Beautifully illustrated in colour.Shirley Hughes was runner-up for the 1968 Kate Greenaway Award for distinguished work in illustration. In this edition of the traditional fairy-tale, Kathleen Lines has added an explanatory note to major aspects of the story, for the modern child. ISBN: 0370015223. Some light browning to cover edges. Wrapper is price-cut with small chip/nick to top corner of front panel. Some browning also to wrapper.
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STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2122055
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 2nd 1912. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pale olive-green cloth binding, stamped with elaborate gilt design of art noveau style Snow Queen. Gilt titles and decorations to spine. Endpapers printed in pale green with design of stylised peacocks. 28 wonderful tipped-in colour plates mounted on white and framed at plate's edge with pale green borders. Guard sheets decorated with green pineapples and text pages banded with pale green snowflake borders. A beautifully presented book. Still encased in original green box, which has heavy signs of wear; parts of top cover are missing; some tears etc. Book has a couple of spots to spine. Corners are lovely and sharp; gilt is beautifully bright! All plates present. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. A lovely example of this book!
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THE VIOLET FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 1506313
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1902. Almost very good condition.

New Impression. Violet cloth with elaborate gilt decorations to front cover and spine. Black endpapers. 8 colour plates plus numerous b/w plates and text illustrations. All edges gilt. 388 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby. Gilt a bit rubbed. Spine darkened. Front joint cracked showing webbing. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Book plate to front pastedown. Full page ink inscription to verso of frontis. Contents very good, just an odd mark. All plates present, one colour plate is partially detached as is tissue guard for frontis.
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FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1608679
Published by Bloomsbury Books. 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covers, gilt title to spine. 12 colour illustrations and many b/w text illustrations throughout. 287pp. 9.5 x 6.75". ISBN: 1870630904. A few small marks to margins of front endpapers and first few pages. Contents clean. Wrapper is a little edge creased with slight fading to spine.
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EDMUND DULAC'S FAIRY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1506244
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1916. Good condition.

Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations. Large format. Dark yellow decorated cloth, vignettes of horses against blue background to front cover. Blue and cream decorated endpapers. 14 tales. 15 glorious tipped-in colour plates. Dulac at his finest. Spine bumped, worn and browned, some loss of cloth from ends. Lower half looks like it's been glued into place. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Scratches to rear cover causing damage to cloth. Covers a little grubby. One hinge near back of book badly cracked but binding is firm. Ink inscription to verso of frontis. Corner missing from bottom of contents page. Some foxing and marks to contents. All plates present, one has tipped-in corner torn off and a small corner crease, another has a corner crease. Although there are marks to the pages on which the plates are mounted the rest of the plates are in fine condition.
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UNDINE
Written by Friedrich De La Motte Fouque. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1506243
Published by William Heinemann; Doubleday, Page & Company. 1919. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, dark blue titles and vignette to front cover. Dark blue titles and fish decoration to spine. Green and white pictorial endpapers and decorated title page. 15 beautiful tipped-in colour plates plus chapter head & tail decorations. 136 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Spine bumped, browned and worn with some loss of cloth from top edge. Heavy bump to top corner of front cover, only a little bumping and wear to other corners. A couple of small marks to covers with uneven fading to rear cover. Light browning and foxing to endpapers and prelims. Top edge of text block a little scratched, tiny mark to outside edge. Heavy browning to edges of some of the paper guards of plates, has also affected page opposite. All plates present and in fine condition.
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THE YELLOW FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 1506218
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1894. Slightly better than good condition.

Pale yellow cloth with elaborate gilt design to front cover and gilt title to spine. Black endpapers. B/w plates and woodcuts to text. 321 pages. All edges gilt. Some bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers grubby and some of gilt dulled. Top 2" of front joint cracked, rear joint just starting to crack, one hinge cracked, binding is firm. Evidence of label removed from front pastedown, small bookseller's label to bottom edge. Name in ink to half-title page. Contents very good, just an odd mark. Tissue-guard to frontis foxed.
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JANET AND ANNE GRAHAME JOHNSTONE'S GIFT BOOK OF FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by Janet Grahame Johnstone; Anne Grahame Johnstone.
Stock no. 1316203
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1973. Almost very good condition.

Large format. White boards, gilt titles. Colour pictures throughout. Contains: Little Red Riding Hood, Mother Goose, Hop o' My Thumb, Goldilocks, etc. ISBN: 0603075053. Spine and corners bumped. Top 2.5" of front edge of spine is split. Foxing and a small dent to lower cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge worn and creased.
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SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
No author listed. Illustrated by Dinah.
Stock no. 1316202
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

A Tuck Book. Oblong format. Stiff cardwraps. Blue boards with illustrations in a similar style to Mabel Lucie Attwell. Full page colour illustrations. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. The first and the last colour illustrations are slightly off-register (causing the pictures to be a little blurred).
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