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The Water-Babies, a Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby, with Sixty Illustrations
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The Water-Babies, a Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby, with Sixty Illustrations

By Kingsley, Charles

New York : Gilbert H. McKibbin, 1900. Book. Good +. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 242pp. Green cloth, red, tan, black & silver picture & lettering, wear at corners and spine, soil, spine darkened. Pencil writing on free end paper, front hinge split, pages intact, binding good. Pages toning. B&W illustrations throughout, plus 19 in full color..

$40.00

Tall Timber Tales, More Paul Bunyan Stories
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Tall Timber Tales, More Paul Bunyan Stories

By McCormick, Dell J.

Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1939. Book. Illus. by McCormick, Dell J.. Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 111pp. 1977 ptg. Dark green pictorial cloth. Green pictorial endpapers, color frontispiece, B&W illustrations throughout. Matching white pictorial dj in mylar..

$15.00

The Three Little Pigs
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The Three Little Pigs

By Unknown; Du Bois, William Pene, Illustrator

New York, NY: The Viking Press, 1962. Book. Illus. by Du Bois, William Pene. Very Good -. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 32pp. Red brick illustrated cover, light wear. Thread of binding shows at title page, pages not quite square, binding tight. Small pen marks on copyright and next page..

$25.00

Fairy Tales from Grimm
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Fairy Tales from Grimm

By Mabie, Hamilton W., editor; Grimm Brothers

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1925. Book. Illus. by Betts, Ethel Franklin. Good +. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 117pp. No date, ca 1920s-1930s. Blue pictorial cover, red cloth binding; edges worn, corners rounded and frayed, soil to back. Neat hand made and crayon colored bookplate attached to pictorial end papers with corner holders. Color frontispiece + 4 color plates, and 6 pen drawings; margin decorations throughout. Stories include Hansel and Grethel, The Frog Prince, Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin and more..

$30.00

Princess September
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Princess September

By Maugham, W. Somerset

New York, NY: Harcourt Brace & World, Inc., 1969. Book. Illus. by Ayer, Jacqueline. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Non-paginated. Tan cloth, minimal wear. Brown pictorial dj has small scrapes, tiny corner chips, light edge wear, corner clipped but price intact, a mylar cover. 3-color & B&W illustrations throughout..

$18.00

The Merrie Tales of Jacques Tournebroche & Child Life in Town & Country
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The Merrie Tales of Jacques Tournebroche & Child Life in Town & Country

By France, Anatole

New York, NY: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1909. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 230 pp. Gold embossed black cloth, light wear on corners and edges, pictorial endpapers. Black/gold DJ, chips, closed tears, folds, wear on edges, in mylar cover..

$25.00

Hero Stories of New Zealand
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Hero Stories of New Zealand

By Cowan, James

Wellington, New Zealand: Harry H. Tombs Ltd, 1935. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 288 pp. Blue cloth, minor edge wear, corners frayed, spine and edges sun lightened. Soil on covers and page ends. Name, address and date written on ffep. B&W illustrations..

$90.00

Eagle Vision: Return of the Hoop
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Eagle Vision: Return of the Hoop

By McGaa, Ed, Eagke Man

Minneapolis, MN: Four Directions Publishing, 1998. Book. Illus. by No Heart, Daryl. Near Fine. Soft cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 311 pp. Illustrated blue covers, minor edge/corner wear, uncreased spine. B&W illustrations..

$9.00

The Bodega War: And Other Stories from Western Lore
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The Bodega War: And Other Stories from Western Lore

By Lee, Hector

Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1987. Book. Fine. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 187 pp. Illustrated rust-colored covers, minimal wear, uncreased peach spine. B&W illustrations..

$7.00

The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French
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The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French

By Quiller-Couch, A. T.; Dulac, Edmund

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Abaris Books, Inc., 1980. Book. Illus. by Dulac, Edmund. Very Good +. Hardcover. First Thus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 175pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. Green pictorial dj has small chips, wrinkles, closed tears, scrape to back. 16 beautiful full color illustrations. Other tales include Blue Beard, Cinderella & Beauty and the Beast. .

$18.00

Davy Crockett's Almanacks, 1835-1843: The Nashville Imprints
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Davy Crockett's Almanacks, 1835-1843: The Nashville Imprints

By Crutchfield, Jim

Union City, TN: Pioneer Press, 1986. Book. Good. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 144 pp. Illustrated beige covers, general wear to edges and corners. Small scrapes on front cover, spine, and spine edges. Residue from sticker on free end paper. B&W illustrations..

$20.00

Indian Tales of North America: An Anthology for the Adult Reader
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Indian Tales of North America: An Anthology for the Adult Reader

By Coffin, Tristram P.

Philadelphia, PA: American Folklore Society, Inc., 1973. Book. Good +. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 157 pp. Illustrated light brown cover, rubbed, general shelf wear, creases, light soil. Uncreased spine is sunned. Small stains on pg. edges..

$7.00

Magic Vessels, a Folktale from Tamilnadu, (Under the Banyan) with audio cassette
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Magic Vessels, a Folktale from Tamilnadu, (Under the Banyan) with audio cassette

By Naidu, Vayu

India: Tulika Publishers, 1997. Book. Illus. by Shah, Mugdha. Very Good +. Soft cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Nonpaginated. Illustrated green covers, minor shelf wear, small indentation on front, wrinkles on back. Stapled spine. Patterned endpapers. Color illustrations. Audio cassette included..

$8.00

A Curly Tale, a Folktale from Bihar (Under the Banyan) with audio cassette
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A Curly Tale, a Folktale from Bihar (Under the Banyan) with audio cassette

By Naidu, Vayu

India: Tulika Publishers, 1997. Book. Illus. by Shah, Mugdha. Very Good +. Soft cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Nonpaginated. Illustrated yellow covers, little or no shelf wear. Stapled spine. Patterned endpapers. Color illustrations. Audio cassette included..

$7.00

Eyes on the Peacock's Tail: A Folktale from Rajasthan (Under the Banyan) with audio cassette
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Eyes on the Peacock's Tail: A Folktale from Rajasthan (Under the Banyan) with audio cassette

By Naidu, Vayu

India: Tulika Publishers, 1997. Book. Illus. by Shah, Mugdha. Near Fine. Soft cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Nonpaginated. Illustrated cover, small scratch and crease on front. Light soil on ffep and inside front cover. Color illustrations. Audio cassette included..

$7.00

Blackmantle: A Triumph. A Book of the Keltiad
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Blackmantle: A Triumph. A Book of the Keltiad

By Kennealy-Morrison, Patricia

New York: Harper Prism; Harper Collins, 1997. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 518pp. Black boards, minor soil, pages toning. Black remainder mark on top edge. Pictorial dj by John Ennis has closed 1/4" triangular tear on fore edge, (almost invisible in mylar), bend down spine. Heavy, may need additional postage..

$10.00

Ten Candlelight Tales
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Ten Candlelight Tales

By Uttley, Alison

London: Faber & Faber, 1942. Book. Illus. by Hawkins, Irene. Good +. Hardcover. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 108pp. Orange cloth is soiled; rubbed to boards at back spine, minor corner bends. Stories based on nursery rhyme characters like Wee Willie Winkie and Peter, Peter Pumkin Eater..

$14.00

The Pot of Gold and Two Other Tales
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The Pot of Gold and Two Other Tales

By Judah, Aaron

London: Faber and Faber, 1959. Book. Illus. by Peake, Mervyn. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 62 pp. Red cloth. Illustrated white dj has minor soil on back and small tears on top and bottom edges; protected by mylar. B&w drawings. Roger sees a pixie with a pot of gold, chased by four men..

$25.00

Tall Tales of Cape Cod
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Tall Tales of Cape Cod

By Bittinger, Marillis

Plymouth, MA: The Memorial Press, 1948. Book. Illus. by Bruce Adams. Good -. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 93 pp. Bright illustrated front cover with general edge wear, fading on back cover, significant tears on spine. Interior clean. Iillustrated endpapers, b&w illustrations throughout..

$7.00

Long Ago and Far Away Stories
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Long Ago and Far Away Stories

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1962. Book. Illus. by Rutherford, Bill; Rutherford, Bonnie. Very Good +. Pictorial Boards. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 61pp. White pict. boards are bumped at spine, corner wear, glaze starting to peel at spine. B&w and color pictures. Stories include Henny Penny, Gingerbread Boy, the Three Wishes, more. Color picture endpapers..

$18.00