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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.
THE KINGDOM UNDER THE SEA AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 2126252
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 2011. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Delightful retelling of traditional East European folk tales. Turquoise green boards, silver title to spine. Full-page colour pictures - exquisitely beautiful, black silhouettes against marble colours, plus numerous other silhouette illustrations. ISBN: 9780857550095. Wear to cover edges. Couple of corners are bumped. Contents are beautifully bright. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks to top of 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.
Written by Christina Hole. Illustrated by Eric King.
Stock no. 1317317
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The most widespread and popular legends of English national folk heroes, relating them to the true facts of the life of each hero. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn, slightly grubby to rear panel and has a large tear to rear panel which has been tape repaired on verso.
BEYOND THE STONES OF MACHU PICCHU: FOLK TALES AND STORIES OF INCA LIFE
Written by Elizabeth Conrad Van Buskirk. Illustrated by Angel L. Callanaupa Alvarez.
Stock no. 1815528
Published by Thrums. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780983886051.
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.
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.
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.