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IT'S PERFECTLY TRUE and Other Stories.

by Andersen, Hans Christian [Paul Leyssac, translator, signed]

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(1938)
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New York:: Harcourt Brace & Company,, (1938). Very near fine in green cloth in a fair dustjacket. (price-clipped, wear to ends of spine and some loss, tear to back cover of dj, rubbing to folds) . First US printing. "An entirely new translation of a number of Hans Christian Andersen's best stories, including many of the short amusing… Read more
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THE IRISH FAIRY BOOK.

by Graves, Alfred Perceval; illustrated by George Denham.

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nd (ca 1909)
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Good overall in illustrated green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover, silver on spine - some wear to the spine, with toni
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London:: T. Fisher Unwin,, nd (ca 1909). Good overall in illustrated green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover, silver on spine - some wear to the spine, with toning, tears at the top edge, corners slightly bumped, some foxing to a few pages at the beginning, offsetting and toning to the pages - but still an attractive… Read more
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GHOSTS, VAMPIRES, AND WEREWOLVES: Eerie Tales from Transylvania,

by Spariosu, Mihai I. and Dezso Benedek; illustrated by Laszlo Kubinyi.

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Published
(1994)
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
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9780531068601
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New York:: Orchard Books,, (1994). Fine in fine dust jacket.. 2nd printing. A book for older children, this includes sixteen tales from Transylvanian folklore, arranged in three sections - Ghosts, Vampires, and Werewolves; Haunted Treasures; and Eerie Fairy Tales - as well as a background sketch of the area, notes about the stories and suggestions for further… Read more
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GUINEVERE.

by Newman, Sharan

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(1985)
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Very good in very good dust jacket (toning to the pages)
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9780356108001
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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.
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TREE OF DREAMS, Ten Tales From The Garden of Night.

by Yep, Lawrence; Illustrated by Isadore Seltzer.

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(1995)
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Very near fine in a like dustjacket (upper corner of dj flap clipped, but price still present in lower corner)
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9780816734986
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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… Read more
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THE BOOK OF FAIRIES.

by Hague, Michael.

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(2000)
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Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
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9780688108816
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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… Read more
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THE COW OF NO COLOR: Riddle Stories and Justice Tales from Around the World.

by Jaffe Nina and Steve Zeitlin

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(1998)
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Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
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9780805037364
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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… Read more
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THE CANDLEWICK BOOK OF FAIRY TALES.

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

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Published
(1993)
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Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards in a very good dust jacket (tear to dj at upper corner of front cover)
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9781564022608
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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.… Read more
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IN THE BEGINNING: Creation Stories from Around the World.

by Hamilton, Virginia. Illustrated by Barry Moser.

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Published
(1988)
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9780152387402
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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,… Read more
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THE UGLY DUCKLING.

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

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(1938)
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Very good in bright pink illustrated boards (discoloration to the gutters of the endpages, some light toning to the pages)
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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.
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GUINEVERE EVERMORE.

by Newman, Sharan

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1985.
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
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9780312353223
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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.
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THE WORLD OF FAIRY TALES.

by Lang, Andrew; illustrated by Henry Justice Ford.

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Published
(1994)
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Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)
ISBN
9780803712508
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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… Read more
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THE HOUR GLASS: Sixty Fables for This Moment in Time.

by Japikse, Carl; illustrated by Mark Peyton.

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Published
(1984)
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Very near fine in maroon cloth with gilt lettering,no dustjacket.
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9780898040456
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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.
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THE GIRL WHO MARRIED A LION: and Other Tales from Africa

by Smith, Alexander McCall

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(2004.)
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Fine in near fine dust jacket. (rubbing to back cover of dj.)
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9780375423123
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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.
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THE JOURNAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE: Volume 55, October - December, 1942, Number 218.

by Voegelin, Erminie W, editor.

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(1942)
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Very good overall - some minor wear to the edges of the printed brown covers.
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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… Read more
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LEGEND OF SIGURD AND GUDRUN.

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

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2009.
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Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
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9780547273426
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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… Read more
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PRIMITIVE SCENES AND FESTIVALS.

by Sitwell, Sacherverell.

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(1942.)
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Very good in a good only dust jacket (edges bumped, chips and edgewear to the dust jacket.)
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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.… Read more
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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,

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(1995.)
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9780688123109
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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.
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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.

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(1967.)
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Near fine in a very good dust jacket (P on front endpaper, short closed tear to upped edge of dj, price-clipped.).
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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… Read more
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THE FLOOD FROM HEAVEN: Deciphering the Atlantis Legend.

by Zangger, Eberhard.

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(1992.)
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ISBN
9780688113506
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New York:: Morrow,, (1992.). Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. Book club edition. A different interpretation of the Atlantis myth - one which contends that Plato's tale of a lost advanced civilization is actually the retelling of an ancient Egyptioan account of the Trojan War.Illustrated with photographs and drawings.Extensive notes, bibliography, index. 256 pp.,
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