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The Fairy Book

By Mulock, Dinah Maria

New York, NY: Mayflower Books, 1979. 231pp. Facsimile reprint of the 1923 edition originally published by Macmillan, London. Original dark green cloth with silver lettering to spine. Yellow silk ribbon bookmark. By the Author of "John Halifax Gentleman". With 16 illustrations in color by Warwick Goble, one of the leading watercolorists of his day who works appear in many children's books, including The Water Babies. A collection of classic tales, some English, and some from Perrault, d'Aulnois, and Grimm. Pages are clean (no writing, underlining, or highlighting). Sewn binding is cracked but pages are secure. 1/4" split to upper front hinge, small puncture to rear hinge. Boards are lightly scuffed with minor rubbing to extremities. Unclipped pictorial DJ is sunned/finger soiled and has a 1.5" closed tear to upper front cover repaired by scotch tape. Shelfwear (moderate rubbing/slight chipping to head of spine, light nicking to heel of spine, a few scrapes to paper on rear panel near spine, corners heavily rubbed/beginning to fray). Nevertheless, ooks nice in protective mylkar covering. This is not a remainder or ex-library. No previous owner markings. Nice reading copy. . Facsimile Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/Good -. Illus. by Goble, Warwick. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylared.

$44.00

Beauty and the Beast

By Carter, Anne

New York, NY: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1986. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book shows some shelfwear. No jacket, pictorial hardback. Illustrated throughout.. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Good +. Illus. by Schroeder, Binette.

$20.00

Rock Crystal: A Christmas Tale

By Stifter, Adalbert

New York, NY: Pantheon, 1965. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is cracked. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Front flap has been price-clipped. Remnants of the previous owner's bookplate/address label on the front endpage. Translated from the German by Elizabeth Mayer and Marianne Moore. Jacket is soiled and stained. There are chips along the edges and the bottom of the back flap. Previous owner has repaired one of the tears with tape.. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Good -/Fair. Illus. by Scharl, Josef. Mylared.

$13.20

Bill and the Google-Eyed Goblins

By Schertle, Alice

New York, NY: Lothrop, 1987. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Color illustrations throughout. This is an oversized book and may require extra postage. . First Edition, 1st printing. Oversized Hardcover. Very Good -/Good +. Illus. by Coombs, Patricia. Mylared.

$12.00

The Winter Sleeper

By Jenkins, Alan

London: Hamish Hamilton Children's Books, 1974. 88pp. Illustrated glossy boards. Published in the "Antelope Books" series for younger readers. Synopsis: Long ago, in Lapland, in the days when the bear had a fine, long bushy tail, lived a family who owned one precious lump of gold. Disaster threatened to strike when the Lapps learned that a wicked giant planned to steal their sole wealth, and in despair they called on their friend, the bear -- the Winter Sleeper as he was known, to come to their aid. Pages are bright and clean (no writing, underlining, or highlighting). Binding is tight with no cracks or breaks. Boards have minor scuffing. This is not a remainder or ex-library. Very nice copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Humphreys, Graham. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$13.20

Peronnik
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Peronnik

By Souvestre, Emile

New York, NY: Inner Traditions, 1984. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. There is a large tear on the top edge near the front flap. Front flap has been price-clipped. Color illustrations throughout. This is an oversized book and may require extra postage. Remnants of the previous owner's bookplate on the front endpage. English translations done in London.. First Edition Thus. Oversized Hardcover. Good/Good -. Illus. by Lesch, Christiane. Mylared.

$14.50

Fairy Folk In Fairy Land

By Nahum, Peter; William Allingham

London: Leicester Galleries, 1997. Small octavo. Original illustrated glossy wraps. With 66 color illustrations. With an introduction by Peter Nahum and a Fairyland poem by William Allingham, 1870. Published to accompany the exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints held at the Leicester Galleries, London 13th Nov. - 20th Decemper 1997. Pages are bright and clean (no writing, underlining, or highlighting). Binding is tight with no cracks or breaks. Minor scuffing/finger soiling to covers. Corners lightly rubbed. Nice copy. . First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket as Issued. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$60.00

Les Trois Cochons
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Les Trois Cochons

By Collins, Sheila Hebert

Gretna, La: Pelican Publishing Company, 1999. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Color illustrations throughout. Signed by the author on the front endpage facing the half-title page. This is an oversized book and may require extra postage. . Signed by Author. First Edition Thus, 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good +. Illus. by Soper, Patrick. Mylared.

$17.60

A Fairy's Child
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A Fairy's Child

New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Top and bottom corners of the back flap are worn and slightly torn. Fairy photos throughout. This is an oversized book and may require extra postage. . First Edition, 1st printing. Oversized Hardcover. Very Good -/Good. Illus. by Dahlgren, Ann and Douglas Foulke. Mylared.

$16.80

Red Ridin' in the Hood and Other Cuentos
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Red Ridin' in the Hood and Other Cuentos

By Marcantonio, Patricia Santos

New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Illustrated throughout.. First Edition, 1st printing. Hard Cover. Good +/Good +. Illus. by Alarcao, Renato. Mylared.

$13.50

The Beautiful Butterfly: a Folktale from Spain
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The Beautiful Butterfly: a Folktale from Spain

By Sierra, Judy

New York, NY: Clarion Books, 2000. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Jacket is worn and has some small tears near the spine.. First Edition, 3rd Printing. Hard Cover. Good +/Good. Illus. by Chess, Victoria. Mylared.

$11.00

The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold
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The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold

By Block, Fracesca Lia

New York, NY: Harper Collins, 2000. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. . First Edition, 1st printing. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good +. Mylared.

$15.50

Tom Thumb a Story By Perrault

By Miller, Doris R.

Cleveland, OH: World Publishing, 1965. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book shows some shelfwear. No jacket, pictorial hardback. Part of the Holly Story Book Library. A retelling of the Perrault tale of Tom Thumb. Corners are bumped and worn. Small circular discoloration next to the title, possible an old sticker was removed.. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Correas, Jose.

$11.55

The Firebird

By Hastings, Selina

New York: Candlewick Press, 1993. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Jacket has a small chip at the top of the front flap. . First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good. Illus. by Cartwright, Reg. Mylared.

$11.00

The Golden Goose

By Brothers Grimm

1983. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book shows some shelfwear. Board book with a papertape binding is fraying at the head and foot. Some scuffing to the edges. Color illustrations throughout. Translated by Botho Kampfer.. Good +. Illus. by Sacher, Rainer. Board Book.

$11.65

Hans Christian Andersen: the life of a Storyteller
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Hans Christian Andersen: the life of a Storyteller

By Wullschlager, Jackie

New York, NY: Knopf, 2000. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Jacket is torn at the top of the front flap. Decorative endpages. A few black and white photos and illustrations scattered throughout.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good. Mylared.

$16.50

The Crow King (English and Urdu Edition)

By Lee Joo-Hye, Han Byung-Ho (illustrator)

London: Mantra Lingua Ltd., 2005. 36pp. Original stiff illustrated wraps. Text in Urdu & English. Retold in English by Enebor Attard. Urdu translation by Qamar Zamani. Pages are clean (unmarked). Binding is tight and secure. Covers are moderately scuffe dwith several faint scrapes. Shelfwear (several small bumps to edges, moderate rubbing to extremities). 11 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches. Nice reading copy. . First Thus. Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.20