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GREEN WILLOW AND OTHER JAPANESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Grace James. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2126689
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

De-Luxe edition, Limited to 500 copies. 40 exquisite tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on brown card. 38 tales and legends collected from many sources. Vellum bound, with gilt titles and vignettes. Foxing and spotting to covers, endpapers and outer page edges; a few to some page margins. Ties to covers are no longer present. A few scuff marks to covers. All plates are present and in fine condition!

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FLOWER LEGENDS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Hilda Murray. Illustrated by J.S. Eland.
Stock no. 2126687
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1ST 1901. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour plates. A few marks to covers; some nicks to cloth at top and tail of spine. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Some scuffing. Front joint is a bit cracked. Some marks to outer page edges and page margins.

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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.

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WELSH LEGENDS AND FAIRY LORE
Written by David Parry-Jones. Illustrated by Ivor Owen.
Stock no. 1816361
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 181 pages. Browning to endpapers. Minor foxing to text block and prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and grubby to rear panel.

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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST
Written by Rachel Storm. Illustrated by Jane Ray.
Stock no. 2125798
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Very good condition.

Red leatherette spine, gilt title. Beautifully decorated covers. Selected, retold and introduced by Storm. Contents are separated into stories from: Mesopotamia; Egypt; Levant; Anatolia; Arabia and Iran. Colour illustrations. Half title page and next couple of pages are wrinkled to top. Light foxing to outer page edges. A few marks and scuffs to slip case.

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MYTHS & LEGENDS OF INDIA
Written by William Radice.
Stock no. 2125793
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Fine condition.

Blue leather spine with gilt title. Pale green cloth boards with a printed gilt & blue design. Colour plates. xxviii and 784 pages. Slip case better than very good.

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BRITISH MYTHS & LEGENDS
Written by Richard Barber. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
Stock no. 2125792
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Fine condition.

This is the combined edition, with leather spine. Marvels and Magic; Heroes and Saints; History and Romance. Pictorial boards depicting Excalibur. B/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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THE ICELANDIC SAGAS
Written by Magnus Magnusson. Illustrated by Simon Noyes.
Stock no. 2125762
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Fine condition.

Volume I only. 12 sagas. Leather spine. Cloth covers with dramatic Viking design to front. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 809 pages. A few small foxspots to outer page edges. Contained in slip case in better than very good condition; a few light marks and scuffs.

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KING ARTHUR HISTORY & LEGEND
Written by John Matthews; Caitlin Matthews.
Stock no. 1610634
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Fine condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, full size pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates. Contained in orange / red slipcase.

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ROBIN OF THE MOVIES
Written by David Turner. Illustrated by Malcolm Baker.
Stock no. 2125380
Published by Yeoman Publishing. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. The Cinematic History of the Legendary Outlaw of Sherwood. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0951558803.

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THE MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD OF GREAT RENOWN, IN NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
Written by Howard Pyle. Illustrated by Howard Pyle.
Stock no. 2125378
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1888. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt titles and black and red decorations. B/w plates and illustrations. Wear to spine and cover edges. Free front endpaper is 2/3rds misisng. Some foxing and page browning.

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THE LEGENDARY BALLADS OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
Written by John S. Roberts.
Stock no. 2125368
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1868. Almost very good condition.

The Chandos Poets. Compiled and edited by Roberts. With original illustrations and steel portrait. Includes tales of Robin Hood. Looks like book has possibly been rebound at some time, with original spine laid down. Looks like a school crest has been gilded to front cover. Prize plate to front patsedown. Some foxing and page browning.

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