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ROBIN HOOD
No author listed. Illustrated by Jacob Desideriu.
Stock no. 2124135
Published by Roydon Publishing Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Easy-to-read text. ISBN: 0946674701. Some bumping to spine and corners.

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INDIAN MYTH AND LEGEND
Written by Donald A. Mackenzie. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1317189
Published by The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Lovely decorated olive green cloth covers, title to spine in gilt and to front cover in cream. Top edge green. 8 magnificent colour plates by Goble and many monochrome plates. 463 pages. Spine and corners bumped, tiny indentation to top edge of front cover. Covers slightly grubby/marked. Heavy foxing to contents.

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TALES OF TROY AND GREECE
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 2124061
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1933. Very good condition.

New Impression. Pink leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers and outer page edges. 17 illustrations by Ford, and a map. Spine is browned. Wear to corners. A few marks to covers. Circular bookplate to front pastedown. Contents are excellent.

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CHRISTMAS TALES OF FLANDERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Jean De Bosschere.
Stock no. 1815411
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1917. Good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth with brown titles and decorations. Tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w and two-tone illustrations. Yellow pictorial endpapers. Popular fables and legends from Flanders and Brabant, which have been told to children throughout Belgium for centuries. 144 pages. Boards marked and mottled, corners bumped & worn. 0.5" loss to top of spine. Foxing throughout. All colour plates present.

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MERLIN DREAMS
Written by Peter Dickinson. Illustrated by Alan Lee.
Stock no. 2123900
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nine stories of blood, magic and fabulous creatures - dreams of the enchanted wizard Merlin. Large format. Grey boards, red title to spine and green illustration to front board. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0575039620. Name in ink to half title page. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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SIR ORFEO
Written by Anthea Davies. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1317029
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition.

A retelling of one of the most delightful and approachable of mediaeval English poems. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0571104274. Some fading to spine. Old tape marks to free-endpapers.

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TIME BELONG TUMBUNA
Written by Glenys Kohnke. Illustrated by Glenys Kohnke.
Stock no. 1208747
Published by The Jacaranda Press. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Legends and Traditions of Papua New Guinea, collected by Kohnke and illustrated by her own paintings, drawings and sculptures. Large format. Orange boards, black title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 110 pages. ISBN: 0701606886. Spine bumped and rubbed at top and tail, corners rubbed. Wrapper worn at edges with slight loss at corners.

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STORIES OF KING ARTHUR
Written by A.L. Haydon. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2123648
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 4 colour plates. 94 pages. 7.25 x 5". Bumping to spine and corners. A bit of spotting to covers. Inscription in ink and ink stamp to front endpaper. Page browning. Some foxing.

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KUTKOS CHINOOK TYEE
Written by Mildred Colbert. Illustrated by Keith Shaw Williams.
Stock no. 2123586
Published by D.C. Heath and Company. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Kutkos was a tyee, or son of a hereditary chief of the Chinook Indians.... B/w illustrations. Grubby marks along cover edges. Name to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn in half along spine edge; many pieces of loss along edges; also creased.

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THE ASSASSIN LEGENDS: MYTHS OF THE ISMAILIS
Written by Farhad Daftary.
Stock no. 1814434
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1994. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Since the twelfth century fantastical tales of the Assassins, their mysterious leader and their remote mountain strongholds in Syria and northern Iran have captured the European imagination... Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. ISBN: 185043705X. Second printing.

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THE LEGENDS OF FLOWERS: OR "TIS LOVE THAT MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND"
Written by Paolo Mantegazza; J. Alexander Kennedy. Illustrated by Walter Crane; Jessie M. King.
Stock no. 1208718
Published by T. N. Foulis. 1909. Very good condition.

A collection of legends named after flowers. Cream cloth with gilt titles. B/w pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour frontis by Crane, b/w illustrated page borders by King. Top edge gilt. Translated from the Italian by Kennedy. 168 pages. Second series. Covers a little grubby. Gilt still bright. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Light browning to endpapers. Contents clean.

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LEGENDS OF THE GRAIL
Written by Richard Barber. Illustrated by Simon Brett.
Stock no. 1814354
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Leather spine with gilt title, green, black & gilt sides with blocked design. Top edge green. B/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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