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THE EAR OF CORN
No author listed. Illustrated by Y. Vasnetsov.
Stock no. 2123968
Published by Foreign Languages Publishing House. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Paperwraps. Colour illustrations. A Ukrainian Folk Tale. Creasing to corners and browning. A few closed tears to covers. Foxing.
THE POTATO KING AND OTHER FOLK TALES
Written by Wilhelm Matthiessen. Illustrated by Ruth Bartlett.
Stock no. 2123958
Published by Burke Publishing Company Ltd.. 1st thus 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green boards, gilt title to spine. Simple illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0222991836. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some light browning.
TALES FOR GREAT GRANDCHILDREN
Written by John Jackson. Illustrated by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini.
Stock no. 2123897
Published by Jj Books. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Brown/orange cloth with black titles and decorations. Colour & b/w illustrations. Discover the magic and mystery of the East with this beautiful collection of folk tales from master storyteller John Jackson and acclaimed artist Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini. ISBN: 9780956921239.
Written by Roger D. Abrahams. Illustrated by Keith Hau.
Stock no. 1815220
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Fine condition.
Selected and retold by Abrahams. Matt red pictorial boards, colourful title to spine. Yellow patterned endpapers. 7 colour plates. Contained in red publisher's slipcase in fine condition.
THE FLYING SHIP
Written by Rosemary Harris. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1317043
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Russian folk tale retold. Pictorial boards and blue endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. A delightful book! 10 x 7.5". ISBN: 0571105041. Spine very slightly bumped. Foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is very slightly grubby with a small, light damp stain to base of spine and some light rubbing to wrapper edges.
VASSILISA THE BEAUTIFUL
Written by Irina Zheleznova.
Stock no. 1317037
Published by Central Books Limited. 1976. Very good condition.
Large format. Pictorial card-wraps. Colour illustrations. A Russian Folk-Tale retold in English. ISBN: 014075447. Slight rubbing to cover edges.
THE TALE OF TSAR SALTAN
Written by Alexander Pushkin. Illustrated by I. Bilibin.
Stock no. 1317033
Published by Progress Publishers. 2nd 1975. Very good condition.
Large oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. Translated from Russian to English by Louis Zellikoff. Colour illustrations. Light rubbing and fading to cover edges. Corner tips (of covers and pages) are just a little creased.
No author listed. Illustrated by Ludek Manasek.
Stock no. 1317027
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st UK 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
A Curtain-Raiser Book, the story made famous by Ballet. Large format. White boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Lovely colour illustrations. ISBN: 046005905X. Foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper has tears to top edges and some loss to top edge of rear panel. Foxing to verso of wrapper and to wrapper flaps.
LITTLE GREY NECK
Written by James Riordan; Eileen Colwell. Illustrated by Caroline Sharpe.
Stock no. 2123395
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Russian Folk Tale retold. Pictorial boards. Bright colour pictures throughout. The story of a grey duck with a damaged wing. ISBN: 072266477X. Some wear along cover edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a couple of closed tears: some edge-chipping and creasing; only a few nicks of loss.
A FIRE IN MY HEART KURDISH TALES
Written by Diane Edgecomb.
Stock no. 1507067
Published by Libraries Unlimited. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.
With contributions from Mohammed M.A. Ahmed & Ceto Ozek. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. 160 pages. ISBN: 9781591584377. Covers lightly rubbed/scratched. A few light fox spots to top edge of text block. Contents clean.
THE SECRETS OF THE NIGHT AND OTHER ESTHONIAN TALES
Written by F. Ethel Hynam. Illustrated by H. Oakes-Jones.
Stock no. 1507066
Published by Elliot Stock. 1st 1899. Good condition.
The European Folk Tale series. Translated by Hynam. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and black illustration to front. 110 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine worn and large split to front edge has been neatly repaired. Covers are grubby, small stain to edge of rear cover. Joints starting to crack. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Top corner of page 14 has been neatly repaired. Some marks/fingermarks to contents but generally clean. A little light foxing.
FOLK TALES FROM MANY LANDS
Written by Lilian Gask. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 1507065
Published by George G. Harrap & Company. 1929. Slightly better than good condition.
Brown patterned cloth with gilt title to spine. 23 tales. 4 colour plates, 18 full page b/w illustrations plus b/w illustrations to text. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers a little marked. Front cover ever so slightly bowed. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Last few pages have been roughly opened causing tears to margins. Some small stains to top edge of textblock, which affect the top margins of the plates, also causing some slight surface paper damage. Just a few marks to contents. All plates present, one partially detached.