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THE NOW-A-DAYS FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1318707
Published by J. Coker & Co.. Circa 1928. 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 bumped and rubbed. Corners bumped and worn. Rear cover is grubby and marked. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Damp stain affects lower edge of front pastedown. One plate is detached with ragged edges.

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318615
Published by S. W. Partridge & Co.. 1st thus 1904. Almost very good condition.

Expurgated edition. 12 b/w plates by Rackham. Green decorated cloth covers. 302 pages + 32 page publisher catalogue to rear. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers are a bit grubby. Prize plate to pastedown. Light page browning to contents. Some hinges cracked. Old tape repair (tape browned) to top corner of one page and also to margin of one plate which has been re-inserted.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Written by Molly B. Thomson. Illustrated by Molly B. Thomson.
Stock no. 1318573
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

A delightful card wrap book with shaping to top edge and cut out windows throughout. 9.5 x 7". A Kiddie Kut Book. Peep through the cut out parts of the pages! Covers are edge rubbed and grubby. Illustrator's name to front cover has been traced over with blue biro. Some slight grubby marks to white clouds on a shaped page and one small tear (also to a cloud).

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LA BELLE AU BOIS DORMANT
Written by Vera Southgate. Illustrated by Eric Winter.
Stock no. 1318568
Published by Ladybird Books. 1989. Very good condition.

Ladybird Series 606d - Well Loved Tales. English title is: The Sleeping Beauty. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour fairytale endpapers. Colour illustrations. Text in French. ISBN: 072141284X. Slight rubbing to corners.

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THE PINK FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane.
Stock no. 1818915
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Pink pictorial covers with silver title block and decorations to spine. Top edge pink. Contained in publisher's pink slipcase in very good condition - scuffed and bumped with a few small stains.

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THE ARTHUR RACKHAM FAIRY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1818912
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1951. Almost very good condition.

A book of old favourites with new illustrations! Red cloth covers with orange vignettes and black titles and decorations. 8 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 286 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Covers faded to spine and top front edge, front board stained. Browning to endpapers. Some browning/foxing to contents, one or two hinges pulled but binding tight. All plates present.

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THE FIRELIGHT BOOK OF NURSERY STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 2132133
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1954. Almost very good condition.

Fairy tales for Little Folk. Cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Full page colour and b/w text illustrations. First story is Puss in Boots. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and chipping to corners. Presentation plate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Joyce Mercer.
Stock no. 2132020
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with dark title to spine and pictorial onlay to front cover. 5 colour plates and many b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading/browning and some foxing to spine and unevenly to covers. Small corner of loss to pictorial onlay. Prize plate to half-title page. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. All plates present.

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THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1818798
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Very good condition.

A reproduction of the 1909 edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Colour plates. Top edge blue. A beautiful book. Fourth printing. Spine slightly faded (only noticeable when out of the slipcase). Headbands starting to come unglued but not affecting the casing. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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PERRAULT'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1318525
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; E.P.Dutton & Co.. Circa 1919. Almost very good condition.

Tale for children from many lands series. Red cloth with extensive gilt decorations and pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates to contents. 128 pages. 7 x 5". Spine and corners bumped. Cloth very slightly grubby. Gilt to spine has dulled. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock, some fingering to page margins.

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THE SINGING WOOD
Written by Lady Frazer. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2131743
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A charming collection of 18 original fairy stories in the classic manner. Illustrated blue cloth covers. Colour frontis plate, b/w chapter headings and tail pieces throughout. 144 pages. 8.25 x 6". Spine is bumped, with some fading. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased/wrinkled with some grubby marks and small nicks to edges.

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HOUSEHOLD TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2131660
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth. Colour title-page - double spread. Numerous b/w illustrations. Browning to top and tail of spine. Bumping to corners. Grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is faded to a couple of edges; torn with some loss; scuffed.

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