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China. The People’s Middle Kingdom and the U.S.A.

by FAIRBANK, John K.

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Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press, 1967. 8vo. xi, [3], 145, [1] pp. Quarter-blk over beige linen, w/ d.j. NF/NF copy. First edition.
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The wonderful adventures of Nils. From the Swedish of . . . Translated and edited by Velma Swanston Howard. Illustrated by Mary Hamilton Frye.

by [FAIRY TALES -- SWEDEN]. LAGERLOF, Selma.

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page, & Co., 1922. Tall 8vo. xv, [1], 263, [1] pp. Colour frontisps., 9 colour plates, numerous text illustrations in black & white. Light gray-blue cloth, black lettering & illustration on spine, colour plate mounted on front cover by Frye (minor shelfwear, slight bumping to couple corners), still VG- copy, w/ former ownership signature on ffep. First edition in English, with the Frye illustrations, of this fantastic work written as an ingenious combination of Scandinavian folklore and geography reader.
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The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales from the Old French. Retold by. . . illustrated by Edmund Dulac.

by [FAIRY TALES]. QUILLER-COUCH, Sir Arthur.

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Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing, [1930]. Tall 8vo. xx, [21]-196 pp. Colour frntsp., 7 colour plates. Black publisher’s cloth, teal blue lettering, colour plate by Dulac on front cover, illustrated endpapers by Victor Candell (slight shelfwear, very slight bumping to couple corners), w/ d.j. cover art by Dulac (minor chipping head & foot of spine, couple minor closed tears, creasing, edgewear), still VG/G- copy. Early printing of this delightful anthology of Fairy tales containing Sleeping Beauty, Blue Beard, Cinderella, and Beauty & the Beast. This is another installment in the Garden City Books series.
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The everyday fairy book. With illustrations in color by Jessie Willcox Smith.

by [FAIRY TALES]. CHAPIN, Anna Alice.

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Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, [1996]. 4to. 159, [1] pp. Colour frontisp., 6 colour plates. Full burgundy-coloured calf, elaborate gilt & red illustrated decorative border on front cover & spine, gilt lettering, raised bands, silk endpapers, a.e.g. NF copy. First Easton Press edition of this beloved collection of Fairy Tale stories by the noted author of Babes in Toyland, and the wonderful illustrations of Jessie Willcox Smith.
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Fairy tales. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.

by [FAIRY TALES -- NIELSEN]. ANDERSEN, Hans [Christian].

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New York: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., [1932]. Tall 8vo. 272 pp. Colour frontisp., 7 colour plates, woodcut-engraved borders, illustrations by Nielsen. Red publisher’s cloth, colour plate by Charles Augustus Federer (1880-1966) on front cover (minor rubbing, slight shelfwear, toning to endpapers), w/ d.j. cover art by Federer (minor chipping head of spine, some rubbing, edgewear, minor closed tear), still VG/VG- copy. First Garden City Books edition of this work with the magnificent Art Nouveau illustrations of Kay Nielsen. The famed Danish artist and illustrator took 12 years to complete the original edition published in 1924, and the resulting plates are filled with long sweeping lines, macabre and ephemeral qualities, with stylized figures. Federer (1880-1966) illustrated several of the Garden City Books edition dustjackets, and covers, and is best remembered for his spectacular fairy tale murals in the Danbury, CT library.
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Fontaine’s fables. The fables in this book: The town rat and the country rat, The grasshoper and the ant; The wolf and the lamb, The crow and the fox; The fox and stork, The heron. No. 4048.

by [FAIRY TALES]. LA FONTAINE, [Jean de]; [LORIOUX, Felix (Artist).]

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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1934. Folio. 9.75 x 13 in. [48 pp (unpaginated).], colour plates and black & white plates throughout. Quarter-blue cloth over colour-illustrated boards, cover art by Lorioux (some edgewear, minor dampstain to spine, a few pages w/ evidence of a young child trying to aid the illustrator), still a G- copy. First Whitman omnibus edition of this delightfully inventive rendition of Fontaine’s fables by one of France’s most beloved artists. In 1919 he was recruited by Walt Disney who was driving an ambulance at the time following World War I, and hired him to illustrate his works released in French. Lorioux would leave Disney in the early 1930’s when he refused to relocate to California to join the studio,
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Babes in Toyland. With pictures in colour by Ethel Franklin Betts.

by [FAIRY TALES]. MacDONOUGH, Glen & CHAPIN, Anna Alice.

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New York: Fox Duffield and Co., 1904. 4to. vi, 178 pp. Illustrated title in red & black, colour frontisp., 6 colour plates, numerous text illustrations, historiated initials, illustrated head- and tail-pieces. Beige pictorial publisher’s cloth, cover art by Betts, colour-illustrated endpapers (very minor dutsoiling, shelfwear), still an excellent bright copy, from the library of Donald Alexander Skene (1898-1938), reporter for the Portland Oregonian, served as a United States Marine during World War I, and graduated Yale University in 1920. First edition of this adaptation of the wildly popular stage musical operetta composed by Victor Herbert and libretto by Glen MacDonough including a number of Mother Goose nursery rhyme characters and a Christmas-themed production. Chapin (1880-1920) wrote many popular fairy tale books, stories for syndication, and pieces for stage and silent films. Betts (1877-1959) was a noted illustrator during the golden age of book illustration, studied with Howard Pyle,… Read more
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The little mermaid. . . with Denise Bryer as The Little Mermaid and the Atlas Theatre Company. . . Music by Grieg. Script. . . Adaptation: John Sidgwick, Layout: Robert Planet. Directed by Isaie Disenhaus.

by [FAIRY TALES]. ANDERSEN, Hans Christian & DAULTHEUIL, Jacqueline.

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[Paris: Printed in France at the Imp. M. Gros, 155, rue de belleville, 1961]. 4to. 10 x 10 in. [14 pp (unpaginated).] Colour-illustrated throughout, w/ 10 in. 33 1/3 rpm vinyl LP inserted into rear pocket, still retaining original protective sleeve. Colour-illustrated stiff softcovers (slight shelfwear), NF copy. First edition in English of this Atlas Tale-Spinners interactive version of the beloved fairy tale, with voiceovers including Denise Bryer, Jocelyn Page, Judith Whale, Gillian Wood, and Peggy Butt. Bryer (b. 1928) is perhaps best remembered as the voice actress as Twizzle in the late 1950s Adventures of Twizzle, Terrahawks science fiction series, as well as the Junk Lady in Labyrinth. Worldcat locates 1 copy (National Library of New Zealand).
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Bluebeard adapted from the story. . . with Marjorie Westbury and The Atlas Theatre Company. . . Music by Mendelssohn. Script. . . Adaptation: John Sidgwick, Illustrations: Robert Planet. Directed by Isaie Disenhaus.

by [FAIRY TALES]. PERRAULT, [Charles] & VERDEL, Christian.

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[Paris: Printed in France at the Imp. Ruegger, 1960]. 4to. 10 x 10 in. [14 pp (unpaginated).] Colour-illustrated throughout, w/ 10 in. 33 1/3 rpm vinyl LP inserted into rear pocket, still retaining original protective sleeve. Colour-illustrated stiff softcovers (slight shelfwear), NF copy. First edition in English of this Atlas Tale-Spinners interactive version of the beloved fairy tale, with voiceovers including Marjorie Westbury, Judith Bailey, Judith Whale, Michael Murray, Alan Rowe, John Whale, and Tony Church as Bluebeard. Westbury (1906-1989) was an English radio actress and singer for over 50 years, best remembered as Steve Temple, wife of Paul Temple in the long running series, as well as Elsa Strauss in the Hilda Tablet series. Tony Church (1930-2008) was a founding member of the new Royal Shakespeare Company with Peter Hall, and later appeared in Tess, Krull, and the 1963 BBC production of As You Like It. Worldcat locates 1 copy (Bowling Green).
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Robin Hood with Robert Hardy and The Atlas Theatre Company. . . Music by Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. Script. . . Adaptation: John Sidgwick, Illustrations: Claude Donnot. Directed by Isaie Disenhaus.

by [FAIRY TALES]. MAURENCE, Jay.

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[Paris: Printed in France at the Imp. Ruegger, 73, rue Pigalle, 1960]. 4to. 10 x 10 in. [16 pp (unpaginated).] Colour-illustrated throughout, w/ 10 in. 33 1/3 rpm vinyl LP inserted into rear pocket, still retaining original protective sleeve. Colour-illustrated stiff softcovers (slight shelfwear), NF copy. First edition in English of this Atlas Tale-Spinners interactive version of the beloved fairy tale, with voiceovers including Robert Hardy as Robin, John Wood, Geoffrey Lewis, Tony Church, John Baddeley, Ralph Hallett, Judith Whale as Lady Marian, and others. Robert Hardy (1925-2017) is best remembered as Siegfried Farnon in All Creatures Great and Small, Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter films, and Winston Churchill in many different productions. Worldcat locates 1 copy (National Library of New Zealand).
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Old farm fairies. A summer campaign in Brownieland against King Cobweaver’s pixies. A story for young people. . . .

by [FAIRY TALES]. McCOOK, Henry Christopher.

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Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs. & Co., 1895. 12mo. xxxvi, 392 pp., plus 4 pp. publ. ads. 150 text illusts. Illust. gray cloth, silver, red & blk lettrng on frnt cvr & spine (soot soilng on cvrs, edgewear, some rubbng, slght bmpng to crnrs), still a G- copy, inscribed by the author on 2nd flyleaf to Miss Anna Springer, 1895. First edition, inscribed, of this fascinating collection of fairy tales, based on the author’s naturalist studies of the behaviors of ants and spiders. McCook (1837-1911), is perhaps best remembered for his expansive work American spiders and their spinning work, 1889-1893, and he had most of the illustrations executed by Daniel Carter Beard, founder of the Boy Scouts of America.
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Fairy tales of Mexico. How the Basilisk got his crest, The legend of the mountain, The thief in the cornfield, The coyote and the turtle. Illustrated by G.W. Miller.

by [FAIRY TALES -- MEXICO]. WILSON, Barbara Ker.

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London: Cassell, [1964]. Sml. 4to. [44 pp (unpaginated)]. Colour-illust. throughout. Colour-illust. boards, VG. Second edition of this scarce collection of Fairy Tales.
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Children of the Salmon and other Irish folktales. Selections and translations by . . . Illustrated by Trina Hyman.

by [FAIRY TALES -- IRELAND]. O’FAOLAIN, Eileen.

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., [1965]. 8vo. xvi, [2], 349, [1] pp. Illust. title, numerous plates, illusts. Green cloth, blk & gilt lettrng on spine, w/ d.j. cover art by Trina Hyman (mnr chppng hd of spine, edgewear), VG/VG-, w/ frmr ownrshp signature on ffep. First edition, stated of this excellent anthology of fairy and folk tales collected by the famed folklorist in oral interviews with native Gaelic speakers.
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Irish folk-tales. Collected by. . . Edited with introduction and notes by Seamus O Duilearga.

by [FAIRY TALES -- IRELAND]. CURTIN, Jeremiah (Ed.)

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Dublin & Cork: Folklore of Ireland Society by The Talbot Press, [1944]. 8vo. xvi, 166 pp. Frntsp. Green boards, gilt lettrng (vry mnr rubbng, slght shlfwr), VG copy, w/ frmr ownrs bkplate on frnt pstdn. Second printing of this excellent anthology of fairy and folk tales collected by the famed anthropologist in oral interviews with native Gaelic speakers.
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Ancient tales and folklore of China. . . illustrations in colour by Chinese artists.
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Ancient tales and folklore of China. . . illustrations in colour by Chinese artists.

by [FAIRY TALES -- CHINA]. WERNER, Edward T.C.

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London: Bracken Books, [1986]. Tall thick 8vo. 453, [1] pp. 32 colour plates. Tan boards, gilt lettrng (mnr shlfwr), w/ d.j. VG/NF copy. Facsimile edition of the 1922 original published as Myths & Legends of China.
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Blackstone; Blackstone’s fancy; Beau Blackstone; Blackstone and the scourge of Europe.

by FALKIRK, Richard [Pseud. of LAMBERT, Derek William].

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New York: Stein and Day Publishers, [1972-1974]. Four vols. 8vo. 239, [1]; 227, [1]; 224; 192 pp. Half-blue cloth over green boards; half-black over blue-green boards, half-black over red; half-red over green boards, w/ d.j.s., cover art all by David Pether, NF/NF set. First American editions of the first four titles in the Bow Street Runner Edmund Blackstone mystery series set in Regency England.
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Zinc oxide. History, manufacture and properties of a pigment.

by FALOON, Dalton B.

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[New York]: D. Van Nostrand Co., 1925. 8vo. x, 145, [1] pp. Numerous diagrams, photos, text illusts. Burgundy ribbed cloth, gilt lettrng (slgt shlfwr), w/ pamphlet laid-in fro Krebs Pigment & Color Coporation Zinc Yellow Primers catalogue, NF. First edition of this exceedingly scarce history and technical work on the properties, history, mineralogy, applications, and manufacture of zinc oxide.
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The black stallion revolts. Illustrated by Harold Eldridge.

by FARLEY, Walter.

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New York: Random House, [1953]. 8vo. [8], 305, [1] pp. Illusts. Gray cloth, blk lettrng (bmpng to uppr crnrs, mnr soilng, shlfwr), w/ d.j. cover art by Eldridge (mnr edgewear, creasng), VG-/VG-. First edition, 1st printing of the 9th title in the Black Stallion series.
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The black stallion. Illustrated by Keith Ward.

by FARLEY, Walter.

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New York: Random House, [c. 1941 (ca. 1955)]. 8vo. [10], 274 pp. Illusts. Gray cloth, black lettering & illustration, w/ d.j. (slight shelfwear), NF/NF copy. Later printing of Farley’s horse classic.
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The Black Stallion’s Filly. Illustrated by Milton Menasco.

by FARLEY, Walter.

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New York: Random House, [1952]. 8vo. [10], 309, [1] pp. Double-page illust. title, numerous illusts. Beige cloth, black lettrng (minor shelfwear, slight bumping to corners), w/ d.j. cover art by Menasco (minor edgewear, creasing, faint ownership signature), still VG/G copy. First edition, 4th printing, of this 8th title in the Black Stallion series.
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