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THE LAUGHTER OF PETERKIN
Written by Fiona Macleod. Illustrated by Sunderland Rollinson.
Stock no. 1324238
Published by Archibald Constable And Co.. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Pale blue cloth with gilt titles and dark blue illustration to front cover. 4 b/w plates. 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some slight grubby marks to cover edges and slight browning to spine. Endpapers lightly browned. Neat name in ink to front free-endpaper. Light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.

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BRITISH FOLK TALES NEW VERSIONS
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Illustrated by Peter Melnyczuk.
Stock no. 1324224
Published by Orchard Books. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 1852130210. Spine bumped. Light damp stain affects a few pages. Dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.

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FOLKTALES OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN
Written by Dee Brown; Joy Porter. Illustrated by Caroline Smith.
Stock no. 1323629
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Fine condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Retold by Dee Brown. Introduced by Joy Porter. This edition is based on the 1993 edition, with minor emendations. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ZLATEH THE GOAT AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2140115
Published by Longman Young Books. 1st UK 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"The seven tales in this book had their beginnings in middle-European Jewish folklore and legend...". Brown cloth with gilt title to spine and decoration to front cover. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0582155231. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; foxing and marks; a little loss.

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THE DEMON KING AND OTHER FESTIVAL FOLKTALES OF CHINA
Written by Carolyn Han; Jay Han. Illustrated by Li Ji.
Stock no. 1323026
Published by University of Hawaii Press. 1st thus 1995. Very good condition.

Retold by Carolyn, translated by Jay. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0824817079. Minimal rubbing and bumping to corners, tiny indentation to lower edge of rear cover. Spine very slightly faded. Contents fine.

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THE THREE SNEEZES AND OTHER SWISS TALES
Written by Roger Duvoisin. Illustrated by Roger Duvoisin.
Stock no. 2137231
Published by Frederick Muller Limited. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, dark blue titles and vignette. B/w illustrations. Some browning and foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; some grubby marks.

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TATTERCOATS AND OTHER FOLK TALES
Written by Winifred Finlay. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2135460
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, title to spine. B/w illustrations. Most of the stories in this collection come from Scotland and the North of England. 18 pages. ISBN: 0718211359. Endpapers and page edges are browned. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine with a few small edge-tears.

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TALES OF WONDER AND MAGIC
Written by Berlie Doherty. Illustrated by Juan Wijngaard.
Stock no. 1321203
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tales from around the world. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Lovely colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744544017. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly creased at edges.

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WHY-SO STORIES OF BIRDS & BEASTS FROM FOLK-LORE & LEGEND
Written by Edwin Gile Rich. Illustrated by Charles Copeland; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1321014
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1934. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing rabbit with a noose round neck of a duck (plate repeated inside). 4 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. Covers are edge worn. Spine bumped and grubby, rear cover is rubbed and grubby. Page browning and foxing to textblock.

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STORIES FROM EVERYWHERE
Written by Rhoda Power. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1320440
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A collection of myths and folk tales from around the world. Blue cloth, black titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to spine, a faint damp stain to top corner of front cover. Endpapers are lightly browned and foxed, some foxing and a couple of other marks to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn, torn and foxed, loss to top and tail of spine and some slight loss at corners.

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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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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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