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Grimm Grimm's Fairy Tales: Enchanting Tales from the Master Storytellers
Arcturus , 2011 Later Edition. Book Condition: As New. Size: 11.5" x 9" approx. Appears unread. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Children; ISBN: 1848379293. ISBN/EAN: 9781848379299. Inventory No: 0036409. (Book ref. 0036409) £4.25
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HANS ANDERSEN Hans Andersen Fairy Tales (illustrated)
Warne. 1867. UK. A hefty volume of fairy tales from the prolific storyteller! Deep red cloth boards only, Good. Wear to corners/prelims, freying top/tail spine. Gilt titles & decor to front boards/spine, moderate staining to rear board. Book Good, neat inscription to ffep with family crest plate to pastedown. Engraved frontispiece with tissue guard & numerous wonderful illustrated engravings throughout. Two illustrations have childs crayoning. Neat tape repair to front/rear, binding weakened to central section. Otherwise a good example of this collectable volume! (Book ref. 650) £18.95
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Chapin, Anna Alice; Smith, Jessie Willcox [illus] Now-a-days Fairy Book
London: J Coker & co, [1920]. First Edition. Red cloth spine on pictorial boards. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. New endpapers inserted. Illustration to front board has been coloured-in. Occasional light pen-marking within - otherwise contents clean and tight. 160pp :: 8 colour plates by Jessie Willcox Smith :: 290mm x 220mm (11" x 9") (Book ref. e0658b) £30.00
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Tegner, Henry Ghosts of the North Country
Morpeth: Butler Publishing, 2003. Reprint. Blue illustrated laminated card cover. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. 79pp :: 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6") (Book ref. fg246z) £6.60
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Carter Angela Sleeping Beauty and Other Favourite Fairy Tales
London: Victor Gollancz, 1982. Illustrated by Michael Foreman. First Edition. 0-575-03194-8 Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's cream cloth with title in gilt on spine. SIGNED by Michael Foreman on title page. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations 128 pages. Good dustwrapper showing minor edgewear which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. (Book ref. 16942) £30.00
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(J Coker & Co Ltd London) demy 4to 159pp Colour ills. No dustwrapper Slight tearing on some pages and some browning. Covers bumped and some damage Shaken G (Book ref. 10499) £7.75
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(Hutchinson nd - inscribed 1899) 8vo 164pp + advts. Illustrated by W.H. Margetson. Hinges gone. Spine damaged. Binding otherwise sound - just a reasonable reading copy (Book ref. 4430) £6.50
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BROTHERS GRIMM illustrated by Anne Anderson Grimms'Fairy Tales
Collins (for the Children's Press). n/d c1920s. UK. Large format book c1920s of tales from the Brother's Grimm! Blue colth covered boards only, Good. Red titles & illustration to front & spine. Wear/soiling to corners, edging & loss (1/2 inch) to spine top. Book Good, four full page colour plates from Anne Anderson with numerous full & heading lined drawings throughout (childs crayoning to approx four lined drawings). Binding becoming loose but currently intact. A wonderful collection of fairy tales with sumptuous plates from Golden Age artist Anne Anderson! (Book ref. 649) £18.95
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Joseph Jacobs and illustrations John D Batten: INDIAN FAIRY TALES
David Nutt London 1892 Poor (worn faded and grubby beige cloth, wrinkled spine heavily browned and frayed at head and tail with small areas of loss, corners very heavily rubbed, back hinge almost broken and front hinge roughly secured with thick pvc tape, obviously a very well read copy because very grubby with thumbprints and grubby marks throughout, small area of loss to one page of notes, back free endpaper missing and crayon marks back fixed endpaper) octavo 254pp. First edition. Decorated capitals to chapter headings, many b/w illustrations. uncommon title (Book ref. 34900) £8.25
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Lewis, C. S. That Hideous Strength : a Modern Fairy-tale for Grown-ups
London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, 1949. Illustrated by N/a. Third Impression. Black Cloth. Very Good Plus/Very Good Minus. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 475pp. 1949. Third impression. A very good plus copy with a very good minus wrapper of this early impression of the third part of Lewis' trilogy. No inscriptions. Original publisher's cloth with yellow embossed text to the spine. A lovely clean, tight copy. The wrapper has not been price-clipped. It has slight chips to all four corners with light chips at the head and tail of the spine with slight loss of the letter 'T' of 'That...'. The rear panel is somewhat dust-soiled. There are several short tears or nicks to the peripheries, which have been expertly repaired - the largest bein around 1.2cm in length. A well preserved copy in a pretty well preserved wrapper. (Book ref. 228257) £65.00
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Purse, A.L. The Isle of Wirrawoo : An Australian Fairy Tale
London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1923. Illustrated by Wright, Alan; Anderson, Anne. First Edition. Khaki Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 79pp. A 1923 first edition from the "Golden Rule" series of stories for children - all uniform with this volume. Illustrated by Alan Wright and Anne Anderson. A charming colour frontispiece and four plates of printed line drawings. Original publisher's khaki cloth boards embossed in red and black with vignette of two children reading a book on the front board. Scattered light foxing and some occasional soil marks. A few very slight soil marks to the cloth boards. A very good, tight well preserved copy of a scarce childrens book. (Book ref. 226022) £44.00
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'Dickens, Charles [illus Brock]' 'matching set in 3 volumes of Dickens'' traditional three Christmas favourites: CHIMES. A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year in; CHRISTMAS CAROL.. in Prose being A Ghost Story for Christmas; CRICKET ON THE HEARTH. A Fairy Tale of Home'
'Dent, London, 1905, ISBN: 0' 'Uniform vellum-look de luxe edition in 3 volumes, out-of-print hardback in decorative cream/gilt boards, Foolscap octavo over 6.5x4.5inches, viii + 167 + 158 + 171 pp, frontis with tissue guard, illustrated title page & other colour prints plus txt illustrations by C E Brock, usual dust & shelf soil to light coloured boards o/w quite clean, spine lightly toned one has tiny head scuff, green on gilt titling, top-edge gilt, no inscriptions, foredges untrimmed & dusty o/w overall bright unmarked images & textblock. VG/VG/VG NB multiple volume set - non-standard for delivery, postage supplement to any destination, p&p tba. *see an actual image of this copy on our website or by request.' (Book ref. 34090) £75.00
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Grimm, The Brothers; Rackham, Arthur [illus.]; Lucas, Edgar [transl.] The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1909. First trade Edition. Quarter-leather cover - red morocco spine on red cloth boards. VG : in very good condition. Rebound in morocco backed cloth and with new endpapers. Ink marking edging upper margin of prelim pages. Previous owner's inscription and date to fep. Original gilt-illustrated cloth front cover and spine pasted on to additionally inserted rear page blanks. Sporadic light marking within. 325pp :: 40 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards with additional b/w illustrations :: 260mm x 200mm (10" x 8") :: A scarce and handsome edition of Grimm's fairy tales illustrated by one of the leading lights of the Edwardian era (Book ref. j6986) £820.00
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Lang, Andrew The Lilac Fairy Book
London: Longmans Green & Co, 1910. First Edition. Lilac/gilt hardback cloth cover. Cover and spine rubbed and faded. Small nick on upper spine joint two inches below head. Details of previous owner on fep and ink scribble on paste-down. Contents firm and overall in good condition. Aeg. 369pp. + ads :: With tissue-guarded colour frontispiece plate, five additional coloured plates and numerous b/w plates and text illustrations by H.J. Ford :: 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5") :: First edition of this final volume in Lang's Fairy Book series (Book ref. fb12a) £70.00
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Lang, Andrew; illustrated by H.J. Ford & G. P. Jacomb Hood Little Red Riding-Hood and Other Stories; based on the tales in the 'Blue Fairy Book'
London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1891. Hardcover. First thus. 8vo. Dark grey cloth with silver titles and pictorial decoration. 96 pp. B/w illustratons. Inscr. to front and rear pastedowns. Overall clean and bright. VG (Book ref. 08864) £14.00
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Kingsley, Charles; illustrated by Linley Sambourne The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby
London: Macmillan, 1903. Hardcover. First thus. Illustrated Pocket Classics Edition. 8vo. Maroon cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 330 pp. One hundred superb b/w illustrations by Sambourne. Inscr. to ffep. Overall very clean and bright. VG (Book ref. 08381) £8.00
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Lang, Andrew; illustrated by H. J. Ford Tales of the Fairies: First Series: Based on Tales in the Grey, Violet, and Yellow Fairy Books
London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1942. Hardcover. Reprint. October 1942. 'New Impression'. 8vo. Black cloth with decorative gilt titles. 108 pp. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Inscr. to ffep., otherwise clean. Spine titles faded. GOOD+ (Book ref. 05006) £15.00
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Kingsley, Charles The Heroes or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children
London: Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, 1913. Hardcover. Oxford Edition. 8vo. Brown faux-leather cloth with blind-stamped decorations and gilt titles. 175 pp. Tissue-guarded colour plates. Moderate foxing. Small inscr. to ffep. GOOD (Book ref. 03592) £8.00
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Brothers Grimm The Twelve Dancing Princesses and other stories from Grimm's Fairy Tales, edited for the younger reader
London: Hampster Books. Hardcover. Undated. Circa 1950. 4to. Colour pictorial printed boards with red cloth spine. 'Early Reader' series, number 31. 78 pp. B/w illustrations throughout. Artist not credited, though signature to 1940s-style cover illustration appears to be' M Entwisle '. Binding tender. Pages almost seperated from boards. Some wear and markings. Ffep removed. Overall quite dilapidated. FAIR (Book ref. 02657) £6.00
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Stubbs, Una; illustrated by Gram Corbett Una Stubbs' Fairy Tales
London: Ward, Lock, 1987. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to. No dj. White cloth. 92 pp. Colour and b/w illustrated. Clean. No inscriptions. VG (Book ref. 02191) £4.50
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