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The Stars in the Sky: A Scottish Tale

by Jacobs, Joseph

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Minotavros Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$45.34

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1979. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Amtmann, Airdrie. 12mo. SIGNED with inscription by illustrator, dated 1980. Original green cloth boards, silver stars to front board. 25 pp. B&W illustrations. Fine condition. Dust jacket slightly sunned at spine, minor wear to joints and bumping to edges. "Once on a time and twice on… Read more
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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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Minotavros Books
Published
1915
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$75.57

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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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Woman's Day Magazine Presents Treasure Book of Fairy Tales

by McGovern, Ann

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Minotavros Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
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CA$12.09

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New York: Crest Books, 1959. Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo. Paperback. 192pp. Illustrated with line drawings. Light foxing to inner covers. Wear and creasings to covers o/w very good. Tales include The Gingerbread Man, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel and other favourites. "To be read aloud by parents or read with joy by children.
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Secrets of The Gnomes

by Poortvliet, Rien and Wil Huygen

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Minotavros Books
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$34.01

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New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc, 1982. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo (imperial). Green leatherette boards, gilt lettering to spine and titling in blind to front board. Colour pictorial endpapers. Unpaginated. Fully illustrated in colour. Some light wear to spine ends and corners. Dust jacket has some slight sunning to spine and edges, a few scuffs, some… Read more
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Up One Pair of Stairs Of My Book House

by Beaupre Miller, Olive [editor]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1956
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$37.79

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Lake Bluff, Illinois: The Book House for Children, 1956. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering and pictorial onlay. Pictorial endpapers. 224 p.p. Colour and B&W illustrations in-text throughout. A few scuffs to cloth. Some light foxing to edges of text block. This book aims to lead children from the nursery into a larger… Read more
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Hansel and Gretel, and Other Stories by the Brothers Grimm

by The Brothers Grimm

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Minotavros Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
CA$49.12

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New York: Weathervane Books, 1984. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Nielsen, Kay. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. [6] colour illustrated plates, twelve illustrations, plus full-page B&W illustrations in-text. Green ribbon marker. Light bumping to extremities of dust jacket.
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Tales of Laughter

by Douglas Wiggin, Kate and Nora Archibald Smith [editors]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
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CA$34.01

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New York: The McClure Company, 1908. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo. Original red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and vignette to front board. xii, 467 p.p. T.E.G. Roughly cut edges, some edges uncut. Red ribbon marker almost detached. Bumping to corners, some light rubbing to extremities. A collection of short fairy tales.
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Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things

by Hearn, Lafcadio

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Minotavros Books
Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
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CA$22.67

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London: Jonathon Cape, 1927. Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo. First Traveler's Library Edition. 223pp, (11)ads. Medium foxing throughout, name on ff/ endpaper, some markings to boards with light bumping to coners o/w very good. A collection of strange tales from Japan.
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The Wizard of Oz

by Baum, L. Frank

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Minotavros Books
Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$26.45

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London: Atlantic Books, 2008. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Rawle, Graham. 10.5" x 9.5" Quarter green cloth with pictorial paper boards, gilt lettering to spine. Fully illustrated in colour. 296 p.p. Some spotting and staining to interior. This book presents The Wizard of Oz as it has never been seen before. The acclaimed collage artist Graham Rawle has created… Read more
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Battle of the Monkey and the Crab

by Anon

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Minotavros Books
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$151.14

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Tokyo: T. Hasegawa. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo (small). [Ca. 1890]. Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 3. Orig. illustrated wrappers made from washi paper and bound in fukoro toji style at the spine, [9] leaves. Colour woodblock illustrations. Light soiling otherwise near fine.
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The Sill Jelly-Fish

by Chamberlain, B.H. [Translator]

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Minotavros Books
Condition
Very Good
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CA$188.93

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Tokyo: T. Hasegawa. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo (small). [Ca. 1880-189-?] Japanese Fairy Tale Series, No. 13. Orig. illustrated washi paper wrappers with fukoro toji style binding at spine, [12] leaves. Colour woodblock illustrations. Light staining to leaves, some soiling to wrappers, otherwise very good.
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The Princes Fire-Flash & Fire-fade

by James, T.H.

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Minotavros Books
Condition
Very Good
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CA$136.03

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Tokyo: T. Hasegawa. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo (small). [Ca. 1890] Japanese Fairy Tales Series No. 14. Orig. illustrated wrappers on washi paper, bound in fukoro toji style at spine, [14] leaves. Colour woodblock illustrations. Light damp staining and soiling to leaves and wrappers but still very good.
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The Wonderful Tea Kettle

by James, T.H.

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Minotavros Books
Condition
Very Good
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CA$226.71

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Tokyo: T. Hasegawa. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo (small). [Ca. 1890s]. Japanse Fairy Tale Series No. 16. Illustrated wrappers, printed on washi paper and bound in fukoro toji style at the spine, [14] leaves. Colour woodblock illustrations. Light foxing, some fading to wrappers otherwise very good.
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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
Item Price
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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The Golden Key

by MacDonald, George

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Minotavros Books
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
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CA$18.89

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976. 2nd Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Sendak, Maurice. 12mo. Second edition, with new reproductions of the illustrations. With ten B&W illustrations by Maurice Sendak. Stiff card wraps, sewn and glued binding. 86 p.p. Afterward by W.H. Auden. Price sticker to head of rear cover. A few small spots to upper front… Read more
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The Cat: A Tale of Feminine Redemption

by Von Franz, Marie-Louise

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Minotavros Books
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$18.14

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Toronto: Inner City Books, 1999. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts. Paperback, 126 p.p. B&W photos. Lightly bumped at corners and spine ends, else fine. "The Cat" is a Romanian fairy tale of some complexity and great charm. It is the story of a princess who at the age of 17 is… Read more
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A Short History of the Shadow

by Stoichita, Victor I.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$30.23

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London: Reaktion Books, 1997. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 264 p.p. With 110 illustrations, 15 in colour. Covers are lightly bumped and crease at corners, creases at joints and spine, else fine. In this book, Victor I. Stoichita untangles the history of one of the most enduring technical and symbolic challenges to confront Western artists -… Read more
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The Ladies of Grace Adieu, and Other Stories

by Clarke, Susanna

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Minotavros Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
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CA$45.34

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London: Bloomsbury, 2006. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo. Special edition box set holds quarter bound limited edition of book; sides bound with pink paper, debossed with flower motif; spine bound with grey cloth, foil blocked in black. Grey cloth slipcase with black flower motif. In publisher's shrinkwrap. 235 p.p. "Magic, madam, is like wine and, if you are… Read more
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Felicia and the Sandman

by Fezandie, Hector

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Minotavros Books
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
CA$132.25

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Plainfield, New Jersey: The Somerset Press, 1935. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Perard, Victor. 8vo. SIGNED by author to flyleaf. Scarce. 158 p.p. Illustrated blue cloth boards with black stamping. Boards are foxed, sunned at spine, a few damp stains, wear to edges and spine ends. Foxing to endpapers but interior clean. B&W illustrations. An account of… Read more
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The Vampire, A Book of Cornish and Other Stories

by Scott, Dawson C.A. [Catherine Amy]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1925
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
CA$132.25

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London: Robert Holden & Co. Ltd, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Original green cloth binding with title lettered on spine. 280 p.p. Staining and rubbing to extremeties of boards, with fraying and soiled spine. Slightly bent edges. Missing rear free endpaper and foxing throughout, but still in very good condition. Collects nine short pieces of fiction,… Read more
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