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The Emperor's New Clothes, Penguin 60s

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15625


85 pages; Near Fine condition. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. No creases. Solid, clean. Beautiful cover art work by Arthur Rackham. Published on the occasion of Penguin's 60th Anniversary. An excellent gift! Six enchanting stories that speak to young and old. View more info

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THE REFUGEE CENTAUR

By: Antoniorrobles (Antonio Robles Soler)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Twayne Publishers: 1952

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20072


245 pages; Very Good/Very Good Plus. Soft bump at bottom corner tips. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. DJ has tee-niny chip top spine tip. Inside front flap has a crease from being folded wrong - now corrected. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! A fairy tale for adults. Ilustrated by John Resko. View more info

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Folktales of England

By: Briggs, Katharine M.; Tongue, Ruth L. (Eds.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1969

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 20610


Folktales of the World; 174 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Trade Paperback. Just a bit of shelf rub at spine edge. Shallow reading creases. Solid binding, clean pages. Delightful reading! "If wonder tales are not abundant in England, other kinds of folktales thrive: local traditions, historical legends, humorous anecdotes. Many of the favorite tales which English-speaking peoples carry with them from childhood come from a long tradition" View more info

The Vanishing People Fairy Lore and Legends

By: Briggs, Katharine Mary

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20511


218 pages; Fine/Fine. Beautiful book and dust jacket, in protective sleeve. A great gift for the collector! "This collection of tales and traditions is fascinating, but perhaps even more valuable is the appendix to The Vanishing People, in which she includes a glossary of the types of fairies (woodwives, water horses, and their like), an index of tale types (visits to fairyland, changelings, etc.), and an index of motifs (taboo, transformation, and magical substances... View more info

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Wonder Legends of Norse-Land

By: Chadwick, Mara L. Pratt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IL, Albert Whitman & Company: 1931

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 20676


190 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Fully Illustrated. Outside page edges are age tanned. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Beautiful Illustrated front board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has chips at the spine tips and corner tips. White is age tanned / handled / shelf rubbed. Very nice art work. Now in protective sleeve. Jolly Junior Books. Previously published as Legends of Norseland. Starting with the beginning of... View more info

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Cressy and Poictiers, Or, The Story of the Black Prince's Page

By: Edgar, John G

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Ward, Lock & Co: 1907

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 20073


383 pages; Good/No Jacket. Firm binding and hinges. Outside page edges are age tanning - with foxing on top text block. Shelf rub to edges and corner tips. London County Council name plate on inside front board - dated 1913. Gold seal - Prize awarded by the London County Council on the outside back board. Red boards with gilt decorated spine and front board. Frontispiece and tissue guard. Illustrated by Powell Chase and others. View more info

Pome & Peel - A Venetian Tale

By: Ehrlich, Amy (Retold)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dial: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9909


Unpaginated pages; Fine/Fine. Like new. Full number sequence. Beautiful glossy boards illustrated same as dust jacket. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Beautifully illustrated throughout. DJ is fine also. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Pome and Peel is retold from a translation by Nicoletta Pini of an old popular fable of Venice. The full color art work by Gal is awesome. View more info

Tales from Grimm

By: Gag, Wanda (Trans)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-Mccann: 1936

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16403


237 pages; Good+/Good+. Green cloth hardcover with illustration on front cover. Very soft bump at top corners. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Text Block issued with top edge Light Green. Front and back endpapers and outside page edges are age tanning. Text itself clear and sharp as are the numerous illustrations in the book. Binding and hinges solid. Dust Jacket is age tanned. An approximate 1/4 inch by 1/2 chip back top edge near spine. Bits of she... View more info

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

By: Goble, Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Bradbury Press: 1979

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 9079


Unpaginated pages; Fine/Very Good Plus. Beige boards with bright black lettering and illustratin. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is price clipped. Stark whiite DJ with fantastic wrap around illustrations. One closed tear bottom edge of back panel. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! ! Front DJ has the Gold Seal of The Caldecott Medal. In simple words and brilliant paintings that sweep across his pages, Paul Goble t... View more info

The wizard of Maldoone

By: Hall, Brian P

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Paulist Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20466


144 pages; Fine conditiion. 1st paperback printing. Bright colors to the covers - delightful book illustrations are in B&W. "A dream voyage to a world of golden spheres, fantasy machines and fearfully friendly dragons for would-be clowns and magicians of all ages. A fancy celebration about living with one's dragons for practicing and non-practicing dancers, jesters and oter interested party goers." Delightful fairy tale! View more info

The Tale Of Galiph Stork

By: Hort, Lenny; Hauff, Wilhelm

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dial: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9880


Unpaginated pages; Near Fine/Fine. Full number sequence. Remainder dot. As new condition. Fantastic glossy boards with same illustration as dust jacket. Beautifully illustrated throughout. DJ is perfect! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! When the Caliph of Baghdad finds himself trapped in the body of a stork, only the evil sorcerer with designs on his throne knows the magic word that will restore the Caliph to his human form... View more info

The Bellmaker

By: Jacques, Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel: 1995

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 20510


Redwall; 336 pages; Fine/Fine. Beautiful book and dust jacket with delightful illustrations by Allan Curless. Many warriors own the glory of this tale, but the saying in Redwall is "This is the Bellmaker's story because the dream was his." (jacket) Fun fantasy! View more info

Aesop's Fables

By: Jones, V. S. Vernon (Trans) ; Chesterton, G. K. (Intro) Rackham, Arthur (Illus)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Avenel Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19778


223 pages; Fine/Fine. A Facsimile of the 1912 Edition - but certainly does not look like a facsimile. As new beautiful book that is beautifully illustrated by Arthur Rackman. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. Binding is tight. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. Many black and white illustration - 13 in color. An excellent gift! View more info

Fairy Tales, Classics For Young Readers

By: Kincaid, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Brimax: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9885


61 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Stark white boards with fantastic illustrations. Tiny chip at back bottom corner tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! Classics for young readers. This series of books introduces the younger reader to the great classics of children's literature. The texts remain faithful to the original stories, using vivid characterization and easy development to ensure absorbing reading for 6 -... View more info

Prince Ricardo Of Pantouflia Being The Adventures Of Prince Prigio's Son, By Andre Lang Author of Prince Prigio

By: Lang, Andrew; Illustrated By Gordon Browne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J.W. Arrowsmith: 1893

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20384


204 pages; Good/No Jacket. Covers are soiled at the edges. Just starting inside front cover. Shelf wear at edges of cover. Spine is very darkened. Ex Libris name plate inside front board. Outside page edges age darkened. Otherwise, clean, solid. "There may be children whose education has been so neglected that they have not read Prince Prigio. As this new story is about Prince Prigio's son, Ricardo, you are to learn that Prigio was the child and heir of Grognio, King... View more info

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The Mouth of the Night, Gaelic Stories Retold

By: MacFarlane, Iris & Lawrence, John & Campbell, J. F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, MacMillan Publishing Company: 1976

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20063


146 pages; Fine/NEAR Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at the edges. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift. Gaelic Stories Retold... There was a king and a knight, as there was and will be, as grows the fir tree, some of it crooked and some of it straight... Great Reading! Illustrated in black and white by John Lawrence. View more info

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No One Noticed The Cat

By: McCaffrey, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, Wildside Press: 1996

Edition: No Edition Notated

Seller ID: 20608


142 pages; Fine Trade Paperback. Delightful! "On the death of a wise ruler, his cat inherits his wisdom and guides the young prince who takes over. With advice from Niffy, Prince Jamas outwits his enemies, saves his country and gains the hand of a princess. A fairy tale for adults." View more info

Conjunctions 18: Fables, Yarns and Fairy Tales, Bi-Annual Volumes of New Writings

By: Morrow, Bradford (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Bard College: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16202


370 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Very light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Solid, clean. Great artwork to cover. An excellent gift! One of the tales is James Purdy's Kitty Blue. Kitty Blue was no ordinary cat. He was found by the crown Prince for his friend the Lady Lenore, the famous opera singer. She had lost her last favorite cat and was very sad. Her cats always inspired her before and after her performances in the opera. The prince knew something was wron... View more info

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Turkish Fairy Tales

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Peter Pauper Press: 1964

Seller ID: 20574


61 pages; Very Good Plus/Near Fine. Book is bright and beautiful with illustrated boards just like the dust jacket. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Price clipped dust jacket very lightly age tanned. Beautifully illustrated by Vera Bock. Turkish Fairy Tales, in English. Kara Mustafa the Hero; The Fish-Peri; The Bird-Catcher and the Crow; Kamer-Taj, The Moon-Horse; Patience-Stone and Patience-Knife. Delightful reading! View more info

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The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales From The Old French

By: Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1981

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20592


128 pages; Fine/No Jacket. Beautiful book. Genuine leather boards, gilt decorated boards and spine. Silk endpapers. Silk ribbon bookmarker. 30 color plates with tissue guards. Originally printed in 1910 by Hodder & Stoughton. Lovely fairy tales of The Sleeping Beauty; Blue Beard; Cinderella; Beauty and the Beast; Delightful gift! View more info

Tales From Tartary - Russian Tales Book Two

By: Riordan, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1979

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17688


171 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Small soft bump to the top edge of three pages. Bright brown boards with bright gilt lettering and illustration. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is very lightly age tanned at edges. Great cover wrap around artwork and book completely illustrated by Colbert. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Forty-nine folktales from the Tartar region of Russia. Illustrated by Anthony Colbert. View more info

Hildilid's Night

By: Ryan, Cheli Duran

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 3040


Unpaginated pages; Reissued copy. Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Gift Quality. Children's story about Hildilid trying to get rid of the night. View more info

Under The Midnight Stars (level 3) (odyssey Ser.)

By: Sebesta, Sam L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3305


416 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. School stamp on inside front board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Full of great stories: Rumpelstiltskin, I Am Rose, Pudden Tame, Rufus M. , Paper Boats, The Nameing of Olga de Polga; Plus Names and Their Meanings, Language Arts and Social Studies.... An Excellent Gift! View more info

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Folklore of Other Lands, Folk Tales, Proverbs, Songs, Rhymes, and Games of Italy, France, the Hispanic World and Germany

By: Selvi, Arthur M.; Kahn, Lothar; Soule, Robert C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, S. F. Vanni: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20079


279 pages; Very Good/Very Good. Some light shelf wear at the spine tips. Tiny bit of shelf rub at the corner tips. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. DJ is a bit age tanned at edges. Very small chipping at spine tips and top corner tip. In protective sleeve. Complete title: Folklore of Other Lands, Folk Tales, Proverbs, Songs, Rhymes, and Games of Italy, France, the Hispanic Wor... View more info

The Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose, A Careful And Full Selection Of The Rhymes

By: Smith, Jesse Willcox

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale Books: 1986

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 9075


173 pages; Fine/Fine. Beautiful illustrated boards the same as DJ, bright and glossy. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great with Mother Goose on Front cover and Little Bo Peep on back. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! 750 Nursery Rhymes Illustrated in Full Color and Black & White... View more info

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The Crock of Gold

By: Stephens, James; Mackenzie, Thomas (Illus)

Price: $130.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19640


228 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Beautiful 3/4 hunter green leather (with leather covered corners) over decorated cloth. Beautiful tooled gilt design and lettering on the spine - with one raised band. 12 full color plates, including frontispiece, with tissue guard. Marbled endpapers, offset edges. Top edge of text block gilt. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine edges, spine ends and corner tips. Outside page edges lightly age tanning. It appears the fore edge laid against a ... View more info

A Voyage to Lilliput Made by Lemeul Gulliver in the Year mdccii and A Voyage to Brobdingnag Made by Lemeul Gulliver in the Year mdccii

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $450.00

Publisher: NY, Limited Editions Club: 1950

Seller ID: 19210


Near Fine/No Jacket - with slipcase. Beautiful slipcase designed for two books. One book 13 1/2 x 18 3/4 and one book 2 1/2 x 3 3/4. Limited to 1500 copies - these are number 559. Small book's title is A Voyage to Lilliput Made by Lemeul Gulliver in the Year mdccii (151 pages) and the giant book's title is A Voyage to Brobdingnag Made by Lemeul Gulliver in the Year mdccii (160 pages) Both initialed by designer Bruce Rogers. Miniature book still covered in glassine. Minia... View more info

The Magic Fairy Tale Drawing Book for Boys and Girls.

By: Unknown

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1916

Seller ID: 17695


43 pages; Good/Good. All the connect the dots are connected. Book has front blank fly-leaf, title page - and then starts with page 9, the Introduction. No signs of pages being removed. Beautiful, sharp, clear picture to front board, same as the DJ. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Outside page edges age tanned. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. DJ has shelf wear at edges. Sm... View more info

The Happy Prince

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15626


Penguin 60s; 56 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Small book format. Beautiful cover art work. Penguin 60s series published for Penguin's 60th anniversary. An excellent gift! Shimmering tales of imaginative brilliance. View more info

The Fables of La Fontaine Translated From the French

By: Wright, Elizur

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd.: 1917

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 19481


356 pages; Good/No Jacket. Outside page edges are age tanned. Crack at page 112. Burgundy boards with faded spine. Just a bit of shelf wear at spine tips and corner tips. Clean - no markings. A New Edition, with notes by J. W. M. Gibbs. View more info

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FAIRY TALES AND FABLES FROM WEIMER DAYS

By: Zipes, Jack (Ed. and Translation)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: WI, University of Wisconsin Press:

Seller ID: 6533


Fine condition. Still in publisher's shrink wrap. As New. Zipes has translated tales from German writers of the Weimar Republic, making them accessible to English readers for the first time. An excellent gift! Trade Paperback. View more info