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by Ruth Manning-Sanders

Illustrated by William Stobbs

Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st. 1974

Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. A collection of folk tales from countries as far apart as South Africa and Denmark, Japan and Britanny. Brown boards with gilt title in green title block to spine. B/w illustrations. 172 pages. 14 tales.

Erased pencil writing to front endpaper and half-title page. Grubby finger marks to margin of page 142, contents otherwise very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a very faded spine. Light stain along top edge and an odd mark to panels. Original price crossed out on front flap.

ISBN: 041677900X
Stock no. 1502670

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

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  • Sir Green Hat and the Wizard - Denmark
  • The Little Jizo - Japan
  • The Tailor and the Hunter - Austria
  • The Porridge Pot - Hanover
  • The Blue-grey Fleece - Mongolia
  • part 1 The Old Man and Woman
  • part 2 The Yellow-headed Swans
  • The Crane's Purse - Russia
  • Voo-too-koo - Zulu, South Africa
  • Hassan the Ropemaker - Arabia
  • The All-seeing Sun - Sicily
  • Pippi Menou and the Hanging Palace - Brittany
  • Plain Peter - Bavaria
  • The Glassy Bridge - Pomerania
  • Gold Lambs and Silver Lambs - Slavonia
  • Vanka - Russia

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