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The Wee Folk "about the Elves in Nova Scotia"

by Dillman, Mary Alma

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Near fine but with minor corner, spine end rubs. Clean, well-bound. Jacket
Edition
6th edition; 1953 author copyright.
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NZ$20.57

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.: Ralph-Clark-Stone Printing and Binding by., 1964. 6th edition; 1953 author copyright.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Near fine but with minor corner, spine end rubs. Clean, well-bound. Jacket flap info lightly tacked inside rear board.. MacLelland, Gordon (Illustrated by), and Cameron, Karl (Illustrated by).. 1 67 p. Green… Read more
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The Wee Folk "about the Elves in Nova Scotia"

by Dillman, Mary Alma

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1958
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket. Slight corner bumps. End paper info lightly tacked inside front board.
Edition
4th edition; 1953 author copyright.
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NZ$23.51

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Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.: Unipress Printing and Binding by., 1958. 4th edition; 1953 author copyright.. Hard cover. Fine. No dust jacket. Slight corner bumps. End paper info lightly tacked inside front board.. MacLelland, Gordon (Illustrated by), and Cameron, Karl (Illustrated by).. 1 67 p. Green cloth over spine; illustrated front paper cover on board; repeated as full page… Read more
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Fools and Funny Fellows: More "Time to Laugh" Tales

by Fenner, Phyllis R (Selected by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1977
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Minor sun-fade to spine. Spine ends, corners rubbed. Pagers clean. Binding tight.
Edition
14th printing. ! st in 1947.
ISBN
9780394911601
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NZ$8.82

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New York.: Borzoi; Alfred A. Knopf., 1977. 14th printing. ! st in 1947.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Minor sun-fade to spine. Spine ends, corners rubbed. Pagers clean. Binding tight.. Pitz, Henry Clarence (Illustrated by).. 1 Gibraltar Library Binding. Illustrated paper over boards. Pen&Ink art. 22 cm. 185 p. Audience: Children/juvenile. 21 tales by near as… Read more
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More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

by Schwartz, Alvin (Collected from Folklore and Retold by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1984
Condition
Fine.
ISBN
9780590135863
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NZ$8.82

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New York.: Scholastic Inc., 1984. Trade paperback. Fine.. Gammeii, Stephen (Drawings by).. 1 Glued binding. 99 p. Sources, Bibliographhy. Audience: Children/juvenile. Short stories, numbering 28. They are funny, macabre, or spooky. Each is different.
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Origins: Superstitions and their Meanings (Condensed "Superstitions for the Superstitious")

by Maple, Eric

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine.
Edition
Abridged.
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NZ$26.45

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Pleasantville NY.: Reader's Digest., 1978. Abridged.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 32 p. Pen&Ink on gray paper illustrated cover. Stapled binding. 20 cm. Pen&Ink artwork inside w/ spot color. Age-toning. RARE. Sections: Beginnings; The Grand Procession; Recreation and Entertainment; Regional America, ending with images of voodoo votive objects.
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Gassire's Lute: A West African Epic

by Jablow, Alta (Translated and adapted by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1971
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. "To dearest Mabel with love from M, Sept '77", "May Sarton", above. Ne
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st.
ISBN
9780525303558
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NZ$20.57

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New York.: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1971. First edition. Stated 1st.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. "To dearest Mabel with love from M, Sept '77", "May Sarton", above. Near fine jacket w/ light blemishing.. Dillon, Leo (Illustrated by), and Dillon, Diane (Illustrated by).. 1 Text in English, German. 47 p. 24 cm. Block print artwork. Audience:… Read more
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Shuckin' and Jivin': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans

by Dance, Daryl Cumber

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very good. Clean. Tight. Minor edge wear.
ISBN
9780253352200
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NZ$20.57

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Bloomington.: Indiana University Press., 1978. Trade paperback. Very good. Clean. Tight. Minor edge wear.. 1 Trade paperback. Black covers w/ red and green titles. 23 cm. 390 p. Audience: General/trade. Contents categories: Etiological Tales; Heaven and Hell; Ghosts; Conjure; Religion; Self-degrading; The White Woman and the Black Man; About Women; Marital Infidelity; Ethnic Jokes; Cruelty of Whites; Outsmarting… Read more
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Everybody's Book of Epitaphs: Being for the Most Part What the Living Think of the Dead

by Howe, W.H. (Compiled by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very good. Lower front angled blemish.
Edition
Reprint of 1995 edition.
ISBN
9780946014385
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NZ$7.35

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Whitstable, England.: Pryor Publications., 1999. Reprint of 1995 edition.. Trade paperback. Very good. Lower front angled blemish.. 1 Small, 14 cm. 128 p. Audience: General/trade. Curious record from headstones in Great Britain. Contents list names alphabetically. At back, facsimile ads of the period.
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Hi Johnny

by Hunter, Mollie (McIlwraith, Maureen Mollie Hunter)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very good. Near fine; light surface blemishing. Clean pages; tightly bound.
ISBN
9780907448228
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NZ$107.28

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Galashiels, Scotland.: Byway Books., 1986. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine; light surface blemishing. Clean pages; tightly bound.. Christopherson, Mahri (Illustrated by).. 1 Horizontal format. 21x15 cm. 32 p. Illustrations, soft-edged water color style. Audience: Children/juvenile. Scottish Folklore / Fable. Hi Johnny is a back-packing peddler with loads of fairy friends in a deep mountain cave.
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Fables in Slang

by Ade, George

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1900
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Light cover soiling, corner rubs. 1st free end paper removed.
Edition
First edition. Twenty-fifth Thousand. 1899 copyright.
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Chicago: New York.: H. S. Stone & Co., 1900. First edition. Twenty-fifth Thousand. 1899 copyright.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light cover soiling, corner rubs. 1st free end paper removed.. Newman, Clyde J. (Pen&Ink artwork by).. 1 Tan cloth over boards decorated with green and black floral pattern; black titles. Title page, red & black w/… Read more
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The Story of Blue Beard and Other Stories

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Loose stitched binding, but holding.
Edition
Circa 1900.
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Chicago.: W B Conkey Company.. Circa 1900.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Loose stitched binding, but holding.. 1 50 p. Light cream leather over boards: paste-on illustrated 1/3rd front, lithograph. Frontispiece lithograph. Tan line art, front and rear end papers. Traditional folk tale, a romance. A publisher's series "In Uniform Style Copiously Illustrated", 12 titles listed. Other… Read more
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Mingo and Other Sketches in Black and White

by Harris, Joel Chandler

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1884
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Light corner rubs.
Edition
First edition. No print line. Presumed 1st.
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NZ$108.75

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Boston / New York.: Houghton Mifflin Company., 1884. First edition. No print line. Presumed 1st.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Light corner rubs.. 1 273 p. Green cloth decorated w/ black and gilt. Titles green w/ gilt boxes. Contents: Mingo: A Sketch of Life in Middle Georgia; At Teague Poteet's:… Read more
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Tales from Aesop (A Random House Pictureback)

by Aesop, and Miller, J P

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very good. Light reading wear. Clean.
Edition
11th printing.
ISBN
9780394828121
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NZ$6.61

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New York, NY: Random House Books for Young Readers, 1976. 11th printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Light reading wear. Clean.. 1 Trade paperback. Stapled binding. 32 p. 8-in square. Color art. Audience: Children/juvenile. Classic folklore with sophisticated yet comic artwork.
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Jeremiah Splinkety Splunk and Other Fairy Tales

by Scudder, Henry T

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1896
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Light wear to spine ends, corners. Small spine light blemish, near center. Else near fine interior.
Edition
First edition. No other printings noted.
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NZ$44.09

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New York.: Crothers & Korth / J.J. Little, printer., 1896. First edition. No other printings noted.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light wear to spine ends, corners. Small spine light blemish, near center. Else near fine interior.. 1 134 p. Royal blue vertically textured cloth over boards. Artistic gold titles, front & spine. Front center, small… Read more
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Myths and Folklore; An anthology for high school students (Presentation Sample w/ Letter)

by Christ, Henry I. (Preface and with Editing by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Small ding on spine. Minor top page block foxing. Slight cover soiling. Appears unread.
Edition
New and enlarged edition. Earlier edition was 1952.
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NZ$13.23

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New York / Los Angeles.: Oxford Book Company., 1968. New and enlarged edition. Earlier edition was 1952.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Small ding on spine. Minor top page block foxing. Slight cover soiling. Appears unread.. 1 Illustrated tight cloth over boards, green on peach; red titles. 471, xx p. 22 cm. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Chapters in… Read more
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American Negro Folktales

by Dorson, Richard Mercer (Collected w/ Introduction and Notes by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very good. Light spine damp stain. Age-toning. Tightly bound.
Edition
Publisher original edition.
ISBN
9780449307915
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NZ$7.35

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Greenwich CT.: A Fawcett Premier Book., 1967. Publisher original edition.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Light spine damp stain. Age-toning. Tightly bound.. 1 Mass-market (rack) paperback. 378, [6] p. Bibliography. Index of Motifs; Index of Tale Types. American Studies / Fiction. Selected primarily from "Negro Folktales in Michigan", 1956; and "Negro Tales from Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and Calvin, Michigan",… Read more
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The Month Brothers (Adapted from the Play "Twelve Months")

by Nathan, Dorothy, and Marshak, Samuel ("Twelve Months" written by), and Bakshy, Alexander (Translated by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1967
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Dutton Lifetime Library Binding. Sturdy with minor edge wear.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st edition.
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NZ$13.23

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New York: E P Dutton & Co., 1967. First edition. Stated 1st edition.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Dutton Lifetime Library Binding. Sturdy with minor edge wear.. Shulevitz, Uri (Illustrated by).. 1 Copper-brown cloth over boards. Black cover village illustration. 95 p. 24 cm. B&W artwork. Audience: Children/juvenile. Set in Old Russia when there was a… Read more
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Folk Tales of North America (Folk Tales around the World Series)

by Corcoran, Jean (Adapted by), and Chall, Jean (Editorial consulting of)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Minor edgewear. No marks inside. Clean. Tight. Minor spine spotting (4 small).
Edition
First edition. Reinforced Library Edition. NOT ex-library.
Item Price
NZ$41.15

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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1962. First edition. Reinforced Library Edition. NOT ex-library.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket. Minor edgewear. No marks inside. Clean. Tight. Minor spine spotting (4 small).. Rojas, R Riera, and Rosenwasser, Dorothy (Illustrations by).. 1 123 p. : 24 cm. Color wraparound cover art, tight cloth over boards. B&W Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. Youth… Read more
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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and Nine Other Tales from The Arabian Nights

by Hoopes, Ned E (Edited and retold by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very good. Light cover wear. Age-toning. Red Smiley sticker, free end paper.
Edition
Fifth Dell Printing; 1968 Hoopes copyright.
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NZ$7.35

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New York.: A Dell Yearling Book., 1975. Fifth Dell Printing; 1968 Hoopes copyright.. Trade paperback. Very good. Light cover wear. Age-toning. Red Smiley sticker, free end paper.. Gliewe, Unada (Illustrated by). 1 153 p. Includes illustrations. Cover illustrations in green, red, yellow; 3 in Arabic traditional dress. Red cover borders. Pen&Ink artwork. Fantasy; Folk tales; Fables; Arabia historical… Read more
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A Harvest of World Folk Tales

by Rugoff, Milton

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very good.
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NZ$14.70

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New York: Viking Press, 1949. Hard cover. Very good.. Low, Joseph (illustrations and decorations by).. 0 xviii, 734 p. illus. 22 cm. Includes Illustrations. Contents: African; American; American Indian; Arabian and Turkish; Egyptian; English; Finnish; French; German; Greek; Indian; Irish; Italian; Jewish; Latin American; Russian; Scandanavian; Spanish. "Bibliographical note": p. [729]. Index of sources, editors, and translators.
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