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THE GOLDEN GOOSE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1324395
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1905. Very good condition.

Being the stories of The golden goose, The three bears, The 3 little pigs, and Tom thumb. Green pictorial cloth with red title to front and gilt title to spine. Numerous drawings in colour and b/w. Unpaginated. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly faded and covers a little grubby with a couple of ink marks to front cover. Foxing and fingering to contents. Inscription in ink to half title-page.

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HOUSEHOLD TALES BY THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1324394
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth. Colour title-page which is double spread. Numerous b/w illustrations. Spine bumped with slight browning to top and tail. Some foxing else clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn withs ome loss, uneven fading to panels (spine looks like it may be faded but was actually printed like this).

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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. 1324378
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

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

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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. 1324344
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Told in English for the first time. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 74 pages. ISBN: 0416085326. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Foxing to contents. Large but neat inscription in ink to front free-endpaper.

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FAIRY TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS FIRST SERIES
Written by E. Dixon. Illustrated by John D. Batten.
Stock no. 1324328
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1893. Very good condition.

Green decorative cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Bevelled edges. 5 b/w plates and b/w text illustrations. 267 pages, top edge gilt. Floral decorated endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers and first and last pages browned. Heavy foxing to textblock, affecting some page margins.

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FAIRY TALES
Written by Terry Jones. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1324233
Published by Pavilion Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, gilt titles to spine. Striking colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 127 pages. ISBN: 0907516033. Name plate to front free-endpaper. Contents fine. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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THE UGLY DUCKLING
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; R.P. Keigwin. Illustrated by Johannes Larsen.
Stock no. 1324231
Published by Edmund Ward Ltd.. 1st UK 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Translated by Keigwin. Oblong format. Burgundy cloth spine, cream boards with silver title to front cover. 24 full-page colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink and some light creasing to front free-endpaper. Some light grubby marks to page margins. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby, slight loss to spine ends.

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THE NOW-A-DAYS FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1324229
Published by J. Coker & Co.. Almost very good condition.

6 beautiful colour plates. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Front cover shows Goldilocks with three teddy bears. 159 numbered pages. 11.5" x 8.5". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small splash mark to rear cover. Small ink stamp initials to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents and a few other small margin marks. One hinge cracked.

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TOLD AGAIN
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 1324223
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Traditional tales told by de La Mare. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A few foxspots to textblock. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper.

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THE THREE BEARS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1323637
Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. 4 full-page colour illustrations. Text is blue. Brown and white text illustrations. 8 pages. Rear cover advertises Amies Ltd. Covers edge rubbed. Staple rusty. Contents clean.

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
No author listed.
Stock no. 1323636
Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. 4 full-page colour illustrations. Text is blue. Brown and white text illustrations. 8 pages. Rear cover advertises Amies Ltd. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Staple is rusty.

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THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER
Written by Vera Southgate. Illustrated by Robert Lumley.
Stock no. 1323627
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1967. Almost very good condition.

Ladybird series 606D. The original 'well-loved tales' classic! Red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0721400787. Spine and corners worn. Rear cover is grubby. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Grubby marks to contents (margins) but illustrations still nice and bright.

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