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THE DISOBEDIENT KIDS AND OTHER CZECHO-SLOVAK FAIRY TALES
Written by Bozena Nemcova; William Howe Tolman; V. Smetanka. Illustrated by Artus Scheiner.
Stock no. 1319265
Published by B. Koci. 1st UK 1921. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Buff boards with colour illustration to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. Unpaginated. Spine professionally rebacked with new rear cover and new endpapers. Front cover is edge worn and slightly grubby. Some browning, foxing and light finger creases to contents.

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HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN'S STORIES FOR THE HOUSEHOLD
Written by Hans Christian Andersen.
Stock no. 1319264
Published by McLoughlin Bros.. Circa 1903. Good condition.

Large, heavy format. Blue cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial front cover showing Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (although the story is not featured in the book). Chromolithograph frontis. B/w illustrations to text throughout. 316 pages. Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners worn with slight loss of boards. Some scuffing to covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Pages are lightly browned. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins and a couple of pages have light brown spots to them.

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ANDERSEN'S FAIRY STORIES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1319263
Published by The Children's Press. Circa 1937. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. Paperboards with colour picture to front. 8 pretty colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 128 pages. Spine bumped. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Pencil name and date to front free-endpaper. Some heavy foxing, mainly at textblock.

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FAIRY TALES OF LONG AGO
Written by M.C. Carey. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1319217
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Children's illustrated classics. Green cloth with black titles labels and gilt titles. 8 Colour plates & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460050176. Spine and corners bumped, covers lightly edge rubbed. Small nick in cloth to front cover. Textblock is slightly grubby/foxed. A couple of small red crayon marks t front free-endpaper. Dustwrapepr is edge worn and creased with tears at lower corners of rear panel and a faded spine.

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THE BOOK OF TALES FOR LITTLE FOLKS
Written by Marjory Bruce. Illustrated by Nora Fry; Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1319203
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1932. Good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board (illustrated by Cuthill) showing Aladdin. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 284 pages. A book of well-known tales. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge worn, grubby and scuffed. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and finger marks to contents but generally clean.

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Reginald Spink; Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by H. Baumhauer.
Stock no. 1319182
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

8 colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Childrens Illustrated Classics series. Cream and blue decorated cloth with matching endpapers. 245 pages. Spine bumped. Some lower corner tips slightly creased. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn/rubbed and slightly scuffed.

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Rie Cramer; Lilian A. Govey.
Stock no. 1319024
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1932. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with elaborate decorations in gilt, blue and red. 17 beautiful tipped-in colour plates plus b/w chapter headers. 349 pages. Edges untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped, small rubbed patch to top of spine. Some faint damp(?) staining to rear cover edges. There is a nibbled(?) patch to lower corner of rear cover (3cmx1cm). Endpapers lightly browned. Light foxing to contents. 1 plate has a light corner crease, all others are present and in fine condition. A few page margins are ragged where the pages have been opened roughly after binding.

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EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1318906
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Yellow cloth covers with green titles and vignettes. 20 tipped-in colour plates. 134 pages. 11" x 8.5". Spine and corners bumped. Damp stain to edge of rear cover. Covers are slightly marked. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers browned and some foxing to contents. Creases to some plates and large crease to plate opposite page 16.

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SNOW-WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
Written by Vera Southgate. Illustrated by Eric Winter.
Stock no. 1318838
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1970. Very good condition.

Ladybird series 606D. The original 'well-loved tales' classic! Red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0721402534. Spine and corners bumped and edge rubbed. Tiny dent to edge of rear cover. Some slight foxing to textblock. Light crease to front free-endpaper. Tally is 250 and last title is this one on rear cover.

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THE MAGIC PORRIDGE POT
Written by Vera Southgate. Illustrated by Robert Lumley.
Stock no. 1318836
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1976. Very good condition.

Ladybird Series 606D. The original 'well-loved tales' classic! Yellow pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 072140295X. Spine and corners bumped, covers slightly edge rubbed. Contents fine. Price on rear cover is 24p and last title is The Musicians of Bremen.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2132994
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Dark red-brown simulated leather cloth, stamped in gilt on both front and back covers with differing cupid designs. Gilt lettering and 4 gilt cupid designs on spine. White endpapers. 30 magnificent colour plates, mounted on vellum-like paper with black descriptive letterpress beneath and all framed with elaborate border design in black. Some light wear to top and tail of spine and corners. Rubbing away of gilt to bottom of front cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates are present - 4 have minor corner creases.

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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 2132901
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.

Stunning blue, gold and red pictorial cloth. Dark blue and gold pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates and b/w illustrations. Second printing. This copy would make a wonderful gift. Contained in a very good slip case that has a few marks and scuffs with some edge wear.

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