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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK.
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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK.

By Lang, Andrew, editor. Harry J. Ford and G.P. Jacomb Hood, illustrators.

New York & London:: Longmans Green and Co, (1947). Very good in blue cloth with gold illustration, decorations and lettering on the front cover and spine. Some rubbing to the cloth, but a tight and clean copy. . Later printing - Authorized Centennial edition. The first of Lang's "color" fairy tale books, originally published in 1899, this includes some of the best known fairy tales - Little Red Riding Hood, The Sleeping Beauty In The Wood, Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper, Rumpelstiltzkin, Beauty and The Beast, Why The Sea Is Salt, Pretty Goldilocks, The History of Whittington, Little Thumb, Hansel and Gretel, Snow-White and Rose-Red - and also some lesser known tales - The White Cat, The Bronze Ring, The Yellow Dwarf, Prince Darling, Blue Beard, The Terrible Head, The Wonderful Sheep, The Red Etin and more all with additional details and complexities found only in Lang's versions. With numerous illustrations by H.J. Ford and G.P. Jacomb Hood - including a full color frontispiece and three glossy color internal plates, several full page drawings and other en texte illustrations. Foreword by Mary Gould Davis. 475 pp.

$60.00

GUINEVERE.
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GUINEVERE.

By Newman, Sharan

London:: Macdonald, , (1985). Very good in very good dust jacket (toning to the pages). Reprint. The first novel in this medieval scholar's Arthurian fantasy trilogy. Dustjacket praise from Anne McCaffrey. Small format. 257 pp.

$15.00

NORWEGIAN FAIRY TALES.
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NORWEGIAN FAIRY TALES.

By Strindberg, Gert.

London:: Frederick Muller Ltd,, (1955). Very good in a good dust jacket (price-clipped, some edgewear to the dj). 3rd printing. A collection of 6 "very old" tales selected and illustrated by Strindberg. Included are mountain and forest trolls, and little elves known as nisse. 96 pp.

$28.50

TREE OF DREAMS,  Ten Tales From The Garden of Night.
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TREE OF DREAMS, Ten Tales From The Garden of Night.

By Yep, Lawrence; Illustrated by Isadore Seltzer.

New York:: Bridgewater Books,, (1995). Very near fine in a like dustjacket (upper corner of dj flap clipped, but price still present in lower corner). First printing. A book which retells 10 stories from several cultures - Japan, India, China, Greece, Brazil, and Senegal - and many centuries. In each, a character ascends what Yep refers to as "the tree of dreams" and, while sleeping, has an adventure that teaches him or her a lesson. At the beginning of every story is a full-page, deep-hued illustration by Isadore Seltzer. Includes both a preface and an afterword by Yep. Large format. 93 pp.

$21.50

THE BOOK OF FAIRIES.
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THE BOOK OF FAIRIES.

By Hague, Michael.

New York:: Harper Collins,, (2000). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. Eight classic fairy tales selected by Hague and illustrated by him both in full color and with black and white drawings. Includes 'Lock-out Time' by J.M. Barrie; 'Thumbelina' by Hans Christian Andersen; 'Goblin Market' by Christina Rossetti; 'The Goodwife's Midnight Labors' retold by Elizabeth Grierson; 'The Flower-Babies' by M. Wallace-Dunlop and M. Rivett-Carnac; 'Fairer-than-a-Fairy' by Charlotte-Rose Caumont de la Force; 'The Brownie o' Ferne-Den' retold by Virginia Haviland; and 'The Fairies' by William Allingham. Author's notes. Large format. Illustrated endpapers. 125 pp.

$30.00

THE COW OF NO COLOR: Riddle Stories and Justice Tales from Around the World.
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THE COW OF NO COLOR: Riddle Stories and Justice Tales from Around the World.

By Jaffe Nina and Steve Zeitlin

New York:: Henry Holt,, (1998). Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. 3rd printing. A multicultural collection of stories in which "readers must try to outsmart evil kings, answer questions from Death, even puzzle with angels over the justice of God. Every tale returns to the most basic question: What is fair?" Illustrated by Whitney Sherman. Source notes, bibliography. 161 pp.

$15.00

THE CANDLEWICK BOOK OF FAIRY TALES.
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THE CANDLEWICK BOOK OF FAIRY TALES.

By Hayes, Sarah; illustrated by P. J. Lynch.

Cambridge, MA:: Candlewick Press, , (1993). Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards in a very good dust jacket (tear to dj at upper corner of front cover). First US printing. Ten classic fairy tales - Puss in Boots, Snow White, Frog Prince, Hansel & Gretel, 6 Swans, 12 Dancing Princesses, Sleepy Beauty, Rapunzel,Cinderella, Beauty & the Beast. - retold by Hayes and illustrated throughout in full color by P. J. Lynch. SIGNED by both the author and the illustrator on a special publisher's bookplate on the front endpaper. Large format. 93 pp.

$29.50

IN THE BEGINNING: Creation Stories from Around the World.
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IN THE BEGINNING: Creation Stories from Around the World.

By Hamilton, Virginia. Illustrated by Barry Moser.

New York:: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,, (1988). Very near fine in a like dustjacket (first issue dj with no medallion). First printing. A beautiful collaboration between this award-winning author and an equally honored illustrator. Includes twenty-five myths from different cultures and ages - from the book of Genesis in the Bible, Greek myths, the Inuit and Native Americans, China, Iceland and Africa. Some describe creation as out of nothing, others are among the "earth-diver" types, and some, like that featuring Anansi the trickster, are humorous. Each story is illustrated by one of more full-page watercolor paintings by Moser, and is followed by comments from Hamilton. A Newbery Honor book. Notes on sources. Large format. xi, 161 pp.

$35.00

THE UGLY DUCKLING.
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THE UGLY DUCKLING.

By Andersen, Hans Christian. Illustrated by Ethel Bonney Taylor.

Racine, WI:: Whitman Publishing Co.,, (1938). Very good in bright pink illustrated boards (discoloration to the gutters of the endpages, some light toning to the pages) . First edition. Andersen's classic tale, illustrated with both duotone and black and white drawings by Ethel Bonney Taylor. A rather appealing small square book. 63 pp.

$15.00

GUINEVERE EVERMORE.
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GUINEVERE EVERMORE.

By Newman, Sharan

New York:: St Martin's,, 1985.. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 2nd printing. The third novel in this medieval scholar's Arthurian fantasy trilogy. Dustjacket praise from Anne McCaffrey and R. A. McAvoy among others. SIGNED on the title page. 277 pp.

$28.50

THE WORLD OF FAIRY TALES.
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THE WORLD OF FAIRY TALES.

By Lang, Andrew; illustrated by Henry Justice Ford.

New York:: Dial Press,, (1994). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First US printing. Twenty-four of the Lang's most uncommon fairy tales in one volume, from countries ranging from Japan to Denmark, Scotland to Zimbabwe and more, selected and introduced by Neil Philip, with the original full color and pen and ink illustrations by Henry Justice Ford. Notes on the origins of each story. Slightly oversized format. 246 pp.

$31.50

TALES OF THE PUNJAB: Folklore of India.
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TALES OF THE PUNJAB: Folklore of India.

By Steel, Flora Annie.

New York:: Greenwich House,, (1983). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First thus. Facsimile edition of the original 1894 edition. Illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling. Notes by R. C. Temple. xxi, 326 pp.

$19.00

THE HOUR GLASS: Sixty Fables for This Moment in Time.
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THE HOUR GLASS: Sixty Fables for This Moment in Time.

By Japikse, Carl; illustrated by Mark Peyton.

Columbus, Ohio: Ariel Press,, (1984). Very near fine in maroon cloth with gilt lettering,no dustjacket.. First printing. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Mark Peyton. 106 pp.

$14.50

THE GIRL WHO MARRIED A LION: and Other Tales from Africa
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THE GIRL WHO MARRIED A LION: and Other Tales from Africa

By Smith, Alexander McCall

New York:: Pantheon,, (2004.). Fine in near fine dust jacket. (rubbing to back cover of dj.). First US printing. A collection of folk tales from Zimbabwe and Botswana, retold by the author best known for his series in "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" xiv, 189 pp.

$17.50

THE JOURNAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE: Volume 55, October - December, 1942, Number 218.
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THE JOURNAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE: Volume 55, October - December, 1942, Number 218.

By Voegelin, Erminie W, editor.

Philadelphia:: The American Folklore Society,, (1942). Very good overall - some minor wear to the edges of the printed brown covers. . First printing. Associate editors include Aurelio M. Espinosa, Franz Boas, George Herzog, Ralph S. Boggs and Marius Barbeau. Features articles on Folk Medicine and Folk Science by Warren La Barre; on the Louisiana Negro ceremony of Easter Rock; Loup Garou tales from Haiti and more. Book reviews, Notes, index. Pages 197-268.

$28.50

LEGEND OF SIGURD AND GUDRUN.
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LEGEND OF SIGURD AND GUDRUN.

By Tolkien, J.R.R.; Christopher Tolkien, editor.

New York & Boston:: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2009.. Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First US printing. An unpublished work by Tolkien, written while he was Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford during the 1920s and 1930, before he wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings - a retelling in English narrative verse of the epic Norse tales of Sigurd the Volsung and The Fall of the Niflungs. Introduction by J.R.R. Tolkien, drawn from one of his own lectures on Norse literature, with a foreword and commentary and notes on the poems by Christopher Tolkien. 377 pp.

$21.00

PRIMITIVE SCENES AND FESTIVALS.
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PRIMITIVE SCENES AND FESTIVALS.

By Sitwell, Sacherverell.

London:: Faber & Faber,, (1942.). Very good in a good only dust jacket (edges bumped, chips and edgewear to the dust jacket.) . First printing. A study of symbolism with sections on the landscape of the megalith, the Oracle at Dodona, Red Indian Warrior Customs, Mayan traditions, primitive dance and more. Illustrated with 16 plates. Index. 283 pp. James R. Herbert Boone's copy with his signature and date of 1942..

$29.50

IN THE SUICIDE MOUNTAINS.
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IN THE SUICIDE MOUNTAINS.

By Gardner, John.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1977.. Very good in very good dust jacket (a bit of sunning to the edges of the boards, light overall edgewear to the dj.). 2nd printing. A modern fairy tale, set within a mysterious and magical world. Illustrated by Joe Servello. Square format. 159 pp. Wraparound dust jacket art by Joe Servello.

$14.50

THE CAT AND THE COOK AND OTHER FABLES OF KRYLOV.
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THE CAT AND THE COOK AND OTHER FABLES OF KRYLOV.

By [Krylov, Ivan] retold by Ethel Heins, illustrated by Anita Lobel,

New York:: Greenwillow Books,, (1995.). Fine in near fine dust jacket.. First printing. A retelling of twelve tales of Krylov, the 19th century Russian poet and fabulist, beautifully illustrated in full color by award-winning artist Anita Lobel, Author's notes and sources. Large format. 32 pp.

$18.50

MORE FAVORITE FAIRY TALES: Chosen from the Color Fairy Books of Andrew Lang By Kathleen Lines, with Iluustrations By Margery Gill and an Epilogue By Roger Lancelyn Green.
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MORE FAVORITE FAIRY TALES: Chosen from the Color Fairy Books of Andrew Lang By Kathleen Lines, with Iluustrations By Margery Gill and an Epilogue By Roger Lancelyn Green.

By Lang, Andrew; Lines, Kathleen, editor.

New York & London:: Franklin Watts / Nonesuch Press,, (1967.). Near fine in a very good dust jacket (P on front endpaper, short closed tear to upped edge of dj, price-clipped.).. First US printing. The second volume of tales selected from Lang's Color Fairy Books by Kathleen Lines - 37 stories from the familiar like Jack and the Beanstock and Rumplestiltskin to much less known tales like Hok Lee and the Dwarfs and The Maiden with the Wooden Helmet, stories drawn from many cultures and lands. Illustrated with black and white line drawings by Margery Gill, epilogue by Roger Lancelyn Green. 252 pp.

$30.00

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