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MERRY TALES FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by Madame De Chatelain.
Stock no. 1322057
Published by Charles Taylor. Circa 1880. Almost very good condition.

"Forty Favourite Fairy Tales with 200 pictures" is title to front cover. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Green floral endpapers. 447 numbered pages. B/w frontis and illustrations to text. Spine slightly faded and chipped at top and tail. Endpapers are browned. Joints cracked. Pale page browning and some foxing to contents.

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THE MYSTERIOUS TALE OF GENTLE JACK AND LORD BUMBLEBEE
Written by George Sand; Gela Jacobson. Illustrated by Gennady Spirin.
Stock no. 1322005
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st UK 1988. Very good condition.

Told in English for the first time. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 74 pages. ISBN: 0416085326. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Small nick to edge of spine. Tiny pin hole to front cover (hardly noticeable) which also affects first few pages inside the book.

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CHINESE FAIRY TALES AND FANTASIES
Written by Moss Roberts. Illustrated by Victo Ngai.
Stock no. 1321960
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Fine condition.

Bound in black pictorial cloth. 288 pages. Frontispiece, 7 colour illustrations and 6 b/w tailpieces. Metallic printed endpapers. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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FAVOURITE FAIRY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2135979
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The Sunshine Series. Pictorial boards with green cloth spine. 24 Colour plates. Contains 10 classic fairy tales. 176 pages. Bumping and wear to cover edges. Some staining along one edge. Front endpaper is MISSING. Front joint is weak and cracked. Foxing and browning. All plates present.

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HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN STORIES AND FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Erik Blegvad.
Stock no. 2135972
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

A collection of twelve favourite tales selected, translated and illustrated by Blegvad. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations to text throughout. ISBN: 0434929042. A few marks to covers. Page edge browning.

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2135971
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1981. Very good condition.

This is a facsimile of the 1923 edition published by Hodder & Stoughton. Brown boards covers, gilt decoration. 16 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations, many full-page. Pictorial title-page. A very handsome book, faithfully reproduced. ISBN: 0340258071. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Browning and marks to outer page edges.

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KING GRISLY-BEARD
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2135938
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

A Tale From the Brothers Grimm, translated by Edgar Taylor. Green pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 037002026X. Bumping to spine and cover edges. Page edge browning and some foxing.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2135907
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1981. Slightly better than very good condition.

Centenniel Limited Edition bound in tan morocco. 30 glorious tipped-in colour plates. Lavish gilt decorations to front cover and on raised spine. 129 pages. Small scuff mark to rear cover. Foxing and browning to outer page edges, which are gilt. Tissue-guarded plates are lovely and bright.

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TALES OF ANCIENT EGYPT
Written by Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated by Romy Blumel.
Stock no. 1321947
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2019. Fine condition.

Bound in blocked cloth. 240 pages. Frontispiece and 6 colour illustrations, including 1 double-page spread and 1 double-page full-colour map. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE MYSTERIOUS TALE OF GENTLE JACK AND LORD BUMBLEBEE
Written by George Sand; Gela Jacobson. Illustrated by Gennady Spirin.
Stock no. 1321865
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st UK 1988. Very good condition.

Told in English for the first time. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 74 pages. ISBN: 0416085326. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Contents fine.

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THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1822776
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1996. Nearly fine condition.

A reproduction of the 1909 edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Colour plates. Top edge blue. A beautiful book. Still in original shrinkwrap which has a small hole to one side. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE FAIRY TALES OF CHARLES PERRAULT
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1822775
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Beautiful red cloth covers with elaborate gilt decoration. Colour plates and b/w chapter headers & tails. 185 pages, top edge red. Still in original shrinkwrap which is a little scuffed. Lower corner of slipcase bumped and corresponding area of shrinkwrap starting to split.

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