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The Sweet-Scented Name, and Other Fairy Tales, Fables, and Stories

by Sologub, Fedor; Graham, Stephen [editor]

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Published
1915
Condition
Near Fine
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London: Constable and Company, 1915. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Constable Russian Library. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. xi, 240 pp., [4]. Scuffs and small damp stains to boards, rubbing and bumping to spine ends and corners, some minor cockling of cloth at rear. Offsetting to endpapers. Interior is bright and clean. Binding tight. A… Read more
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Moral Emblems, With Aphorisms, Adages, and Proverbs, of All Ages and Nations, From Jacob Cats and Robert Farlie

by Cats, Jacob and Robert Farlie; Pigot, Richard [editor and translator]

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Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st American Edition
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CA$264.50

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New York: D. Appelton & Co, 1860. 1st American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Leighton, John. 4to (small). Full brown morocco. Gilt titling and gilt and blind decorated compartments to spine. Gilt titling and frame decoration to boards. Inner edge dentelle. A.E.G. Marbled endpapers. xvi, 240 p.p. Copiously illustrated throughout with B&W engravings in-text by Leighton, Dalziel, Whymper,… Read more
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Fables By the Late Mr. Gay: In One Volume Complete

by Gay, John

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Minotavros Books
Published
1769
Condition
Very Good
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CA$377.85

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London: Printed for W. Strahan J. And Others, 1769. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo (small). Full brown calf with professionally rebacked spine. viii, [1] 10-192pp. A small soil to upper title page (text unaffected), light foxing. Wear to corners and edges, with some deep scuffs to boards but o/w very good.
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Sophoclis: Fabulae

by Pearson, A.C. (Editor)

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
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CA$21.16

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London: Oxford at the Clardendon Press, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Oxford Classical Texts. Orig. blue cloth, xxiv, unpaginated (ca. 400pp). A small stamp to ff/ endpaper, a small bump to spine head with rubbing to extremities o/w very good in a good but chipped and soiled d/w.
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Aesop's Fables

by Townsend, George Fyler

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Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
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Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, 1968. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Murray Tinkelman. 8vo. Orig. red cloth with illustration and text in white, 215pp. A small bruise to foot of spine, o/w near fine in slightly worn and faded but very good d/w.
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Fables in Slang

by Ade, George

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
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CA$34.01

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Chicago & New York: Herbert S. Stone, 1901. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Early reprint. Tan buckram with decorative floral design to front side and title to spine. Publisher's device in black to rear board. T.E.G., others untrimmed. 202 p.p. Illustrated throughout with humorous woodcuts. Description laid-in. George Ade was a newspaper columnist who left his position to… Read more
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British Folktales and Legends: A Sampler

by Briggs, Katharine M.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
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CA$13.60

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London: Paladin, 1977. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Paperback, 315 p.p. Bumping and creasing to corners, darkening to spine and edges of rear cover. Spine creased. Foxing to fore edge and rear cover. Age toning to edges of pages. Light offsetting of text from contents page to Acknowledgements page. Rendered from Katharine M. Briggs' massively classic four-volume "Dictionary… Read more
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Alle De Wercken Van Jacob Cats

by Cats, Jacob. 1577-1660 and Dr. J. Von Vloten

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Published
1862
Condition
Very Good
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Zwolle: J.J. Tijl, 1862. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. Quarter-cloth with morocco spine, blind tooled boards with CATS in gilt to spine and upper boards, [10], xv, [4], 946, [23] pp; xv, 893, [18] pp.898 pp., illustrated with over 400 steel plates by J.W. Kaiser, including [15] full page plates. Light foxing and staining to leaves, hinges reinforced… Read more
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Twelve Fables of Aesop

by Wescott, Glenway

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Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
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New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1967. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Frasconi, Antonio. 8vo. Third printing. This printing has been adapted from a limited edition designed by Joseph Blumenthal. Unpaginated, [32 p.p.]. Tan card wraps with red and black stamped titling to front, staple bound. Light bumping to top edge and corners, light damp staining to fore… Read more
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Fables, Original and Selected. With a Memoir of the Author (Second Series)

by Northcote, James; (Edmund Southey Rogers, editor)

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Minotavros Books
Published
1833
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$377.85

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London: John Murray, 1833. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription by editor. lx, 248 p.p. Bookbinder's stamp of J. [Joseph] Mackenzie, Bookbinder to the King. Full green morocco contemporary binding with gilt lettering to spine and ornate gilt tooling with blind panels, inner edges dentelle. A.E.G. some rubbing to extremities, hinges cracking, some light… Read more
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Skazki: Tales and Legends of Old Russia

by Zeitlin, Ida (told by)

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Minotavros Books
Published
1926
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$132.25

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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1926. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. Theodore Nadejen. 8vo (large). First edition. Thirteen Russian fairy tales. Title, embossed illustration, lettering on spine all gilt. Original publisher's cloth binding. [xiv] 335. Very minor patches of discolouration on cover, minor wear at spine ends, hinges cracking. Vibrantly illustrated endpapers plus 24 magnificent tipped-in… Read more
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The Water Flowers

by Gorey, Edward

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Published
1982
Condition
Fine
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New York: Congdon & Weed, 1982. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 7.25" x 6.25" Not paginated. Illustrations to every page. Slight browning along dust-jacket extremities and boards. Bookplate from Olen J. Earnest to f.f. endpaper. Otherwise clean, a fine copy of book.
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Aesop's Fables

by Leaf, Munro

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Published
1941
Condition
Near Fine
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New York: The Heritage Illustrated, 1941. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Lawson, Robert. 8vo. xii, 131 p.p. Cloth. Rubbing to corners of slip case. Light discolouration to spine of boards, light bumping to spine ends. Panphlet included in slipcase with information on the book and publisher. A near fine copy. Munro is best known for The Story of… Read more
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Fifty Fables. With Introduction, Notes, and Vocabulary By Kenneth McKenzie

by Fontaine, Jean de La

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Published
1903
Condition
Good
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New York: American Book Company, 1903. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 18mo [5 x 7 mm]. Grey cloth binding with fleur-de-lis on front board. Symbol of American Book Company on rear. 127 p.p. Fables in French, with annotations in English by McKenzie. Boards soiled. Spine sunned. Thin stain from head to tail of rear board, with sporadic scratches. Previous owner… Read more
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Phaedri Fabulae, et Publii Syri Sentiae

by Phaedrus, Gaius Julius; Syrus Publilius

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Minotavros Books
Published
1729
Condition
Near Fine
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Paris: Ex Typographia Regia, 1729. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 18mo. Red Morocco binding decoratively tooled with gilt. A.E.G. with sewn silk bookmark [4] 86 p.p. Includes engraved frontispiece. Separate half-title for Syrus [his work starts on p. 75] continuous pagination. From the library of [Victor] Leon Rattier [1824-1902], his red and gilt seal stamped on verso of front… Read more
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The Fables

by Fontaine, Jean de La; Wright, Elizur [translator]

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
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CA$30.23

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London: Bloomsbury Books, 1987. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Dore, Gustave. 9" x 11.9" 224 p.p. [32] full page illustrations incl. frontispiece. Fables in French on left margin, with the English translation on same page. Light wear and rubbing to jacket spine and edges, scuffing to rear cover. Head of jacket and inner flaps slightly sunned. Boards clean, with little wear… Read more
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Contes et Nouvelles, en Vers

by Fontaine, Jean de La

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Published
1781
Condition
Very Good
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CA$226.71

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[London]: Londres, 1781. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 32mo. 2 Volumes. Mottle calf binding with gilt border. Title on leather spine label. A.e.g. Inner edges dentelle. Pink marbled enpapers. Imprint is false, most likely printed in france. Text in French. Vol. I: 238 p.p. Frontispiece of La Fontaine. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar on front pastedown endpaper. Previous owner… Read more
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The Moral Philosophy of Doni. Popularly Known as the Fables of Bidpai. (a Collection of Sanskrit, Persian and Arabic Fables) 1570

by Beecher, Donald. Butler, John. Di Biase, Carmine

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Minotavros Books
Published
2003
Condition
As New
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CA$34.01

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Ottawa: Dovehouse Editons, Inc, 2003. Hard Cover. As New. 8vo. Barnabe riche Society Publications #14. 408 p.p. Frontispiece. Photographs throughout book. Paper boards. No marks to boards or interior, as new. This collection of tales from the 1500s serve as a guide through the subject of philosophy, and can also fall into the category of a self-help novel.… Read more
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Fables Moral and Political With Large Explications. Translated from the Dutch

by [Court, Pieter de la]

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Very Good
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London: [n.p.]. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. In two volumes. 8vo., full cont. calf, rebacked with a later spine, raised bands, leather spine labels, (28), 381, (17) index; vii, 391, (16)pp. index. Frontispiece. Front board of volume two reattached with archival tape, chip to spine head of volume one, wear to extremities, a very good set. Scarce. Pieter de… Read more
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London: Emerson Charnley, and Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1820. Hardcover. Very Good. Nicholson, Isaac [1789-1848]. 5.5 x 8.5 Inches. Contemporary calf re-backed with newer spine, raised bands. Inner edges dentelle. xl, 332 p.p. Frontispiece of Thomas Bewick, with several head and tail-piece woodcut engravings. Armorial ex libris bookplate of I.G. Schorsch. Boards scratched and rubbed, with circular stains… Read more
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