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East of the Sun and West of the Moon. Old Tales from the North

by Peter Christian Asbjornsen

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Fair
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$343.06

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London : Hodder and Stoughton A fair copy of this classic work in poor wrapper, with 24 tipped in colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations and designs by Kay Nielson. Undated but circa 1924 (there is an ink inscription on the fep dated August 1926) and the third issue of this work by Hodder. The wrapper has… Read more
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Stories from Hans Andersen with illustrations by Edmund Dulac

by Hans Andersen

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Published
1911
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$435.97

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London : Hodder and Stoughton , 1911 A good copy of the first trade edition, in the original decorative cloth binding with 28 fine tipped in colour plates by Edmund Dulac. Dulac designed the edition and the work has decorative endpapers, decorative borders to pages and decorated leaves before each tipped in plate. The plate images have been much reproduced… Read more
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The Year's at the Spring. An Anthology of recent poetry

by Rupert Brooke, Hilaire Beloc, et al [compiled by L D'O Walters, intro by Harold Monro

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Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$1,214.99

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London : George G Harrap & Co Ltd, 1920 A very good copy of the limited edition signed by Harry Clarke. Number 182 of 250. In the original full vellum binding with gilt illustration and titles to the front board and spine. With 24 full page illustrations by Harry Clarke - 12 in colour including the frontispiece and 12 in… Read more
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The Ingoldsby Legends of Mirth and Marvels

by Thomas Ingoldsby Esq

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Published
1907
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$243.00

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London: J M Dent & Co, 1907 A good to very good copy of this classic work with 24 colour plates, 12 tinted plates and numerous illustrations by Arthur Rackham. 1st edition thus. Rackham first illustrated Ingoldsby Legends in 1898 using a smaller format and without tipped in colour plates. He revisited the work in 1907 adding plates and redrawing… Read more
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Contes des Mille et Une Nuits adaptes par Hadji-Mazem

by

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Condition
Very Good
Edition
L'edition d'Art
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$357.35

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Paris: H Piazza et Cie A very good copy in half leather binding with silk-covered boards with 50 tipped in colour plates by Edmund Dulac. Undated but circa 1907. The binding has gilt titles to spine and a marbled design to the boards. There are some small areas of silk loss and the corners have slight turning. Internally the endpapers… Read more
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Beautiful Birds. Their Natural History, Habits &c. Series I-III

by John Cotton, Robert Tyas

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Published
1868
Condition
Very Good
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$278.73

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London : Houlston and Wright, 1868 A scarce complete set of a later printing of Beautiful Birds in 2 volumes with 36 hand coloured plates by James Andrews. In the original gilt decorated blue cloth bindings with all page edges gilt. Both bindings have a gilt duck design with gilt titles to the front board and a gilt bird design… Read more
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Folk-Tales of Bengal

by Rev. Lal Behari Day

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$1,500.87

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London: Macmillan and Co., Limited , 1912 A very good copy of the limited Edition du Lux of which 150 copies were issued. In the original full vellum binding with gilt decoration and titles to the front board and spine. Top page edges gilted; remainder untrimmed. With tipped in frontispiece and 31 colour tipped-in plates by Warwick Goble. Goble (1862-1943)… Read more
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A L'Est du Soleil et a L'Ouest de la Lune. Contes Anciens du Nord

by Edmond Pilon

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Published
1919
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$2,001.16

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Paris : H Piazza, 1919 A near fine copy of the French edition of East of the Sun and West of the Moon - Contes Anciens du Nord, limited to 1,500 copies of which this is no. 1370, printed on 12 November 1919. Printed on Japan paper with red and black title page and 24 colour plates by Kay Nielsen.… Read more
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The Blue Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang [editor]

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Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$357.35

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London and New York: Longmans, Green, & Co, 1891 A very good copy of the 5th impression of the 1st edition in the original decorative cloth binding with gilt decoration to front board and titles with decoration to spine. Aeg. With numerous black and white illustrations. The first of Andrew Lang's Fairy Books. The binding is bright and clean. The… Read more
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The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales from the Old French [in original box]

by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

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Published
1910
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$600.35

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1910 A lovely copy of the 1st trade edition of Sleeping Beauty, with tipped-in colour frontispiece and 29 further tipped-in colour plates by Edmund Dulac. In the original box which has had professional repair and is complete and sound. The decorative leather-effect cloth binding is in near fine bright condition with minimal wear. Internally the front… Read more
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Irish Myths and Legends

by Lady Augusta Gregory

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Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$285.88

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London: The Folio Society , 2011 A fine copy of the Folio Society edition of Irish Myths and Legends with an introduction by Colm Toibin and preface by W B Yeats. Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki who also produced the design for the boards. A beautiful production now out of print. In the original slipcase which is in near fine clean… Read more
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Old-Time Stories [Old Time Stories]

by Charles Perrault, A E Johnson [translator]

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Published
1921
Condition
Fair
Edition
1st Edition
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$92.91

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London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1921 A fair copy of the 1st edition in the original decorative cloth with tipped-in frontispiece, 5 further tipped-in plates, 25 full page black and white illustrations and numerous illustrations in the text. The red cloth binding has gilt titles and decoration to front board and spine. There are faded patches to the bottom of… Read more
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The Pink Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang

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Published
1897
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$414.53

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London, New York, and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1897 A good copy of the 1st edition in the original pink decorative cloth binding with all page edges gilt. With numerous black and white illustrations by H J Ford. The binding has delicate gilt illustration to the front board which is bright. The spine is very sunned and… Read more
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The Book of Princes and Princesses

by Mrs Lang; Andrew Lang [editor]

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Published
1908
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$114.35

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London, New York, Bombay, and Calcutta: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1908 A good to very good copy of the 1st edition in the original blue decorative cloth binding with 8 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations by H J Ford. All page edges gilt. The binding is very bright and clean. There is pulling to the spine ends… Read more
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East of the Sun and West of the Moon. Old Tales from the North

by Peter Christian Asbjornsen

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Near Fine
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$1,357.93

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London : Hodder and Stoughton A near fine copy of the 2nd Hodder edition of this classic work with 24 tipped in colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations and designs by Kay Nielsen. Undated but circa 1915. With original red cloth with gilt illustration to front board, and new leather spine, with gilt-lined raised bands and title… Read more
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The Violet Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$600.35

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London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1901 A very good copy of the 1st edition in the original gilt decorated binding with illustrations including 8 colour plates by H J Ford. Aeg. The binding has been rebacked and is sound and clean. All page edges gilted. The beautiful gilt decoration is slightly dulled on the spine and… Read more
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Undine

by De La Motte Fouque, W L Courtney [adaptation from German]

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Published
1909
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$1,029.17

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London and New York : William Heinemann and Doubleday Page & Co, 1909 A good to very good copy of the 1st limited edition signed by Arthur Rackham in the original full vellum binding with tipped in frontispiece and 14 further tipped in colour plates. No 116 of a 1,000 printed. Top page edges gilted, remainder untrimmed. The untrimmed edges… Read more
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The Icelandic Sagas Vols I & II

by Magnus Magnussen [editor]

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Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
4th printing
Item Price
$500.29

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London: The Folio Society , 2002 Classic illustrated edition of the Sagas. Vol I is illustrated by Simon Noyes and is a 4th printing. The slip case is sound and clean with a couple of light scuffs. The quarter leather binding, with blocked cloth sides designed by Simon Noyes, is bright and clean with no discernible wear to edges or… Read more
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The Red Romance Book

by Andrew Lang [editor]

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Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$257.29

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London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green and Co, 1905 A very good copy of the 1st edition in the original red decorative cloth binding with 8 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations by H J Ford. Part of the Fairy Books series edited by Andrew Lang. The binding has a bright gilt illustration to the front board… Read more
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The Red Book of Heroes

by Mrs Lang, edited by Andrew Lang

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Published
1909
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$21.44

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London : Longmans, Green & Co, 1909 A good copy in the original red decorative cloth binding with gilt pictures to front board and spine. Decorative endpapers and gilt edges to pages. With 8 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations as called for. The binding has a bright front board with slight turning to corners and light rubbing… Read more
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