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OLD PETER'S RUSSIAN TALES
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Dmitri Mitrokhin.
Stock no. 1318904
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1938. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 7 colour plates. Black and white decorations to text. viii + 334 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to front cover. Front joint is partially cracked at base. 1 plate is MISSING from this copy. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and worn with creases, 2" loss to top of spine and rest of spine is browned. Price on front flap of dustwrapper is 7/6.

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FOLK TALES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Illustrated by Hannah Firmin.
Stock no. 2133158
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Fine condition.

Black cloth spine with green and gilt title label. Pale green decorated boards. Contained in orange slipcase.

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SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT
Written by Simon Armitage. Illustrated by Hicks-Jenkins.
Stock no. 1819307
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. This story, first told in the late fourteenth century, is one of the most enthralling, enigmatic and beloved poems in the English language. Simon Armitage's version is meticulously responsive to the tact, sophistication and dramatic intensity of the original. Light grey boards, silver title to spine. Full page colour plates. ISBN: 9780571340163. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication, signed across the author's printed name).

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STORIES FOR FIVE-YEAR-OLDS
Written by Sara Corrin; Stephen Corrin. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2132407
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

And Other Young Readers. Green boards with black title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Pale browning to outer page edge. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some creasing, but only small amounts of loss.

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RUSSIAN TALES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Alexei Tolstoy. Illustrated by K. Kouznetsov.
Stock no. 1318520
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st UK 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

51 short Russian folk tales. Green cloth with black titles and vignettes. B/w text illustrations throughout. 195 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some fading and foxing to cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby with some loss to spine and corners. Stain to centre of wrapper spine which goes onto rear panel a little too.

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VASSILISA THE BEAUTIFUL
Written by Irina Zheleznova.
Stock no. 1318304
Published by Central Books Limited. 1979. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card-wraps. Colour illustrations. A Russian Folk-Tale retold in English. ISBN: 014075447. Covers slightly edge rubbed.

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FENIST THE FALCON
Written by Irina Zheleznova.
Stock no. 1318303
Published by Central Books Limited. 1979. Very good condition.

Translated into English by Zheleznova. Pictorial card covers. Colour illustrations to text. 12 pages. 11.75 x 9.25". Some slight foxing to rear cover. Lower page corner tips very slightly creased.

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THE MITTEN
Written by Jan Brett. Illustrated by Jan Brett.
Stock no. 2130734
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Ukranian Folktale adapted and illustrated by Jan Brett. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 039921920X. Reprint. American edition.

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NOAH AND THE DEVIL
Written by Neil Philip. Illustrated by Isabelle Brent.
Stock no. 2130732
Published by Clarion Books. 1st USA 2001. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A Legend of Noah's Ark from Romania. ISBN: 0618117547. Wrapper has small nicks to a couple of corners.

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LITTLE MAGIC HORSE
Written by Peter Ershoff; Tatiana Balkoff Drowne. Illustrated by Vera Bock.
Stock no. 2130166
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st thus 1942. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Russian tale translated by Drowne. Blue cloth, black title to spine. Pink and white pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. SIGNED by translator, with dedications on half-title and title page. Damp marks and spotting to covers. Numbers in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn with uneven fading; some loss.

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TALES OF WONDER AND MAGIC
Written by Berlie Doherty. Illustrated by Juan Wijngaard.
Stock no. 2130007
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stories that cast a spell upon the reader. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Lovely colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744544017. SIGNED by author, 'For Lauren', with best wishes on half-title page. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and is faded to spine.

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FOLKTALES OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN
Written by Dee Brown. Illustrated by Caroline Smith.
Stock no. 2129305
Published by Folio Society. As new condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. This edition is based on the 1993 edition, with minor emendations. Slip case is very good - faded to a couple of edges. Still in original shrink wrap - Unopened!

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