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Written by Irina Zheleznova.
Stock no. 2128702
Published by Central Books Limited. Very good condition.
Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. A Russian Folk Tale retold in English. Creasing to cover corners. A few marks. Contents are very good.
THE INDIAN STORY BOOK
Written by Richard Wilson. Illustrated by Frank C. Pape.
Stock no. 2128674
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1914. Very good condition.
Blue cloth, gilt decorations. 16 colour plates and line illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Some darkening to spine. Stain to edge of front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.
OLD PETER'S RUSSIAN TALES
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Dmitri Mitrokhin.
Stock no. 2128632
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1954. Almost very good condition.
Retelling of beautiful folk tales of old Russia. Red covers with gilt title to spine. 6 colour plates plus frontispiece. 334 pages. Wear to corners. Foxing to pages. A few margin marks. All plates present.
Written by Elena Chmelova; Frank Delaney. Illustrated by Zdenka Krejcova.
Stock no. 2128447
Published by Tiger Books International. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Foreword by Delaney. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1840560266. Contents are excellent! Edge wear to wrapper.
FOLKLORE OF THE SEA
Written by Margaret Baker.
Stock no. 1816799
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
For everyone who enjoys strange stories and the chilly fascination of the unconquered sea, or thrills to watch man pitting himself against merciless elements. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0715375687. Pictorial dustwrapper is dampstained and browned.
TALES FOR THE TELLING
Written by Edna O'Brien. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2127418
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Irish folk and fairy stories. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 112 pages. ISBN: 185145053X. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE MAGIC OINTMENT AND OTHER CORNISH LEGENDS
Written by Eric Quayle. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2127085
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1986. Very good condition.
Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 108 pages. 12 stories. ISBN: 0862641292. Bumping and some wear to spine and corners. A few margin marks.
THE IRON WOLF AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert; Jennifer Campbell.
Stock no. 2127001
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Striking colour plates by Yvonne Gilbert, b/w drawings by Jennifer Campbell. 19 folk-tales. Brown cloth. 141 pages. ISBN: 071391341X. Foxing to outer page edges and some pages of contents. Wrapper is edge-creased and a bit faded to spine.
GLUE AND LACQUER FOUR CAUTIONARY TALES
Written by Harold Acton; Lee Yi-Hsieh; Arthur Waley. Illustrated by Eric Gill; Denis Tegetmeier.
Stock no. 2126393
Published by The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st 1941. Very good condition.
Translated from the Chinese by Acton & Yi-Hsieh. With Illustrations from Drawings by Gill, interpreted on copper by Tegetmeier. Limited edition to 350 copies. Printed on mould-made paper and bound in 1/4 morocco. Yellow cloth covers, with gilt title. Preface by Waley. This is Copy No. 72. Leather spine is faded, with wear to edges; couple of tiny chips to base. A few small bumps along cover edges and to corners. Foxing, mostly to endpapers, outer page edges and some to page margins. All engravings are present.
WELSH LEGENDS AND FOLK-TALES
Written by Gwyn Jones. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 1816362
Published by Oxford University Press. 1956. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Yellow cloth with gilt title to spine in title box. Pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. Boards grubby, mottling to front board. Endpapers grubby. Text block browned. Some foxing present. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and edge-worn with loss. '397' in ink to spine.
OLD TIME TALES
Written by Lewis Marsh. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2125998
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Circa 1921. Almost very good condition.
15 tales of many lands. 6 colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. Illustrated green cloth covers. 155 pages. 7.75 x 5.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small nick to spine. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and some grubby margin marks.
FOLK TALES FROM MANY LANDS
Written by Lilian Gask. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 2125347
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.
A lovely collection of folk tales with b/w illustrations throughout. Also contains 8 full page colour plates, including frontis. Black end papers illustrated in gilt. Red cloth with gilt decorations and colour onlay. 286pp. 8.5 x 5.5". 1cm x 2cm piece of loss to top of spine. A few chips to base of spine. Darkening to edges of covers. Name in ink to half-title page. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges; some to page margins. All plates present.