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ALAN GARNER'S BOOK OF BRITISH FAIRY TALES
Written by Alan Garner. Illustrated by Derek Collard.
Stock no. 2126956
Published by Collins. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A rich and varied collection of 21 fairy tales chosen from all regions of Britain. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Title-page illustrations for each story. ISBN: 0001840452. Light bumping to a couple of corners. A little foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper a bit edge-creased.
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 2126916
Published by Heinemann; Gallery Five. 1st 1977. Very good condition.
The Jan Pienkowski Fairy Tale Library. Very small format. Pink pictorial boards. Multi-coloured endpapers. Colour & b/w silhouette illustrations. ISBN: 0434956244. Spine is faded.
THE SCARECROW AND OTHER FAIRY TALES
Written by Leonard Hill.
Stock no. 2126825
Published by The Actinic Press. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. Contains 13 stories. Foxing and creasing to covers and pages internally.
TALE OF A ONE-WAY STREET
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 2126728
Published by Book Club Associates. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Original stories of imagination that take the reader to peculiar lands where magical things happen. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Bright colour illustrations and b/w silhouettes. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine, foxed to flaps.
THE WONDERFUL LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF TOM THUMB
Written by Paul Britten Austin. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2126690
Published by Radiotjanst. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition.
2 volumes. Summer course in English for Swedish radio. Small format. Cream cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. Includes a mounted miniature book in 2nd volume. Volume 1 has damp mark and some browning to spine. Creasing to cover edges and corners. Each volume has some marks to outer page edges. Volume 2 is MISSING the miniature book (only glue line can now be seen). Also has inscription in ink to beginning of book.
GREEN WILLOW AND OTHER JAPANESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Grace James. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2126689
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1910. Very good condition.
De-Luxe edition, Limited to 500 copies. 40 exquisite tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on brown card. 38 tales and legends collected from many sources. Vellum bound, with gilt titles and vignettes. Foxing and spotting to covers, endpapers and outer page edges; a few to some page margins. Ties to covers are no longer present. A few scuff marks to covers. All plates are present and in fine condition!
MORE CELTIC FAIRY TALES
Written by Joseph Jacobs. Illustrated by John D. Batten.
Stock no. 1317448
Published by David Nutt. 1895. Good condition.
Fairy Tales of the British Empire, Popular Edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles to front and spine and green vignette to front cover. Blue floral endpapers. 216 numbered pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine browned and covers slightly grubby. Top 1.5" of half-title page has been cut out. Foxing to prelims.
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Written by Chuck Murphy. Illustrated by Chuck Murphy.
Stock no. 2126647
Published by Little Simon. 1st 1998. Fine condition.
American Edition. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. A classic collectible pop-up. ISBN: 0689822073. All pop-ups in excellent working order.
THE WISHING TABLE
Written by Brothers Grimm; Joan Cherry. Illustrated by Erhard Amadeus-Dier.
Stock no. 2126618
Published by Polytint Limited. Circa 1954. Almost very good condition.
The Polytint Fairy Tales, No 1. Dark pink cloth spine, pictorial boards. Pink and white striped endpapers. Lovely colour illustrations. Unpaginated. 10.5 x 7.5". Bumping and creasing to corners and spine. A little fraying to cloth. Front joint is partially cracked. Some page browning, light foxing.
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
Written by Marjorie Priceman. Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman.
Stock no. 2126608
Published by Little Simon. 1st USA 2001. Fine condition.
American Edition. A classic collectible pop-up. Oblong format. Purple cloth spine with silver title, glazed pictorial boards. Oblong format. ISBN: 0689831161. Still in original plastic wrapping.
FAIRY STORIES FROM HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2126523
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. 3rd Good condition.
3rd edition. Prince Charming Colour Books For Children series. Purple cloth with black titles and onlay to front cover. 48 coloured plates by Tarrant (includes endpapers). Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Chipping along edges and to spine, which is also faded. Scuffing to onlay. Front endpaper is creased with inscription in ink to verso. Frontis is also creased, with small margin tear. Some foxing and page browning.
EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2126522
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.
Light grey cloth with blue decorations to front cover. 19 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w portrait of Dulac. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a couple of chips to cloth on corners. Some foxing and page browning. Plates are still in excellent condition!