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ROBIN HOOD HIS MERRY EXPLOITS
Written by Charles Wilson.
Stock no. 1815952
Published by Charles Wilson (booksellers) Limited. 1947. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Beige/grey cloth boards with red titles. B/w frontis and first chapter header. 159 pages. School prize plate to front pastedown. Top edge of text block dusty. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is repaired to verso with clear tape and grubby to rear panel.
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RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2124414
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Good condition.

Cream/yellow boards with black titles and small image to front board. Stories We Love Series. 4 Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 63 Pages. Heavy foxing to rear cover. Brown stains to front cover. Heavy wear to corners and spine. Top half - one inch of spine is MISSING. Some other chipping to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to pages. All colour plates present. A few page corners are chipped off. Contents are still generally very good.
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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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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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WILLIAM TELL, THE HERO OF SWITZERLAND AND OTHER LEGENDS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1507498
Published by W. Nicholson & Sons. circa 1915. Very good condition.

Dark green cloth covers with black titles and decoration. 7 x 5.5". B/w frontis and illustrated title page. Includes Local Legends, Legends in Verse, Jewish Legends, Early Christian Legends and others. 141 pages plus 3 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped with wear. A few marks to covers. Ink inscription to verso of frontis. Some light browning and foxing. Contents generally clean.
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ANIMAL LEGENDS FROM MANY LANDS
Written by Rose Yeatman Woolf. Illustrated by Edwin Noble.
Stock no. 1507317
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine, cover edges and corners bumped and worn. Scratch to onlay. Paper on rear cover has loss from spine edge. Covers slightly grubby, spine faded. Remains of label and a little surface paper loss from front pastedown. 10 written in pen to front endpaper. One hinge cracked. Contents very good.
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ARCADIAN BALLADS
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406638
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722. Erased pencil mark to top of front endpaper. A little foxing to edge of text block. Contents very good. Spine of dustwrapper a little faded and rubbed.
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TALES OF THE DERVISHES
Written by Idries Shah.
Stock no. 1507113
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Teaching-stories of the Sufi Masters over the past thousand years. Selected from the Sufi classics, from oral tradition, from unpublished manuscripts and schools of Sufi teaching in many countries. Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. Red illustration to endpapers. 222 pages. Spine lightly bumped. A couple of light marks to front cover. Very light browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small chips. Panels lightly scuffed.
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PALACE IN BAGDAD - SEVEN TALES FROM ARABIA
Written by Jean Russell Larson. Illustrated by Marianne Yamaguchi.
Stock no. 1507042
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. circa 1966. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Out of the exotic world of the Middle East come these seven tales of adventure, humor and mystery. Yellow pictorial boards with black titles.10.25 x 7.5". B/w Illustrations. 95 pages. Top of spine and lower corners bumped, some wear to spine and corners. Pencil inscription and other pencil writing to both endpapers. Light foxing to text block. Text pages very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn, with a couple of tears and small pieces of loss. Small hole torn near centre of spine, silver library binding label stuck below. 2.5" tear to base of front fold, small hole to rear fold. Also slightly grubby with label residue on front panel.
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SEASONS OF SPLENDOUR TALES, MYTHS & LEGENDS OF INDIA
Written by Madhur Jaffrey. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1507018
Published by Pavilion Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The rich heritage of Indian myth and folklore brought vividly to life in dramatic yet simple language and by bold and imaginative colour and b/w illustrations. Scarlet cloth, gilt titles. 128 pages includes glossary. 11 x 8". ISBN: 0907516580. Base of spine bumped. A couple of small dark marks to lower edge of front cover. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Contents clean. A few fox spots to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with creasing to base of slightly faded spine. Light scratches to rear panel.
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WONDER TALES OF ANCIENT WALES
Written by Bernard Henderson; Stephen Jones. Illustrated by Doris Williamson.
Stock no. 1506905
Published by Philip Allan & Co.. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration to spine and front cover. 13 tales. 8 colour plates. 166 pages. 10.25 x 6.75". Spine lightly browned. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp stains to lower edges of covers and endpapers, also affecting the lower edges of the plates (margins only, not the pictures). Slight loss from edge of rear pastedown. Endpapers browned. Some foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. All plates present. A nice copy.
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ALP LEGENDS
Written by Johannes Jegerlehner. Illustrated by M. Todhunter; Rudolf Munger.
Stock no. 1506474
Published by Sherratt & Hughes. 1st 1926. Very good condition.

Dark green cloth covers with black titles. 37 tales. Translated by I.M. Whitworth. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 205 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few small marks to covers. Light browning to endpapers. Just a few fox spots to contents.
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