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FABLES DE LA FONTAINE
Written by Jean De La Fontaine. Illustrated by Felix Lorioux.
Stock no. 2131071
Published by Librairie Hachette. Circa 1933. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. Decorated endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. Text in French. Scuffing to covers. Heavy bumping and wear, with chipping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks, but illustrations are still nice and bright!
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
Stock no. 2130655
Published by SeaStar Books. Circa 2000. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth spine with yellow title to spine. Blue boards with blind title to front. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1587170000. 3rd printing. Light page edge browning. Wrapper is creased.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; Michael Hague. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 2130628
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards. Gold title to spine. Pretty full-page colour illustrations. 27 pages. ISBN: 041652950X. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is faded to spine.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; Thomas James. Illustrated by John Tenniel.
Stock no. 1817518
Published by John Murray. 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

5th Edition. Small format. Green cloth, dark blue title to spine and border to front. B/w illustrations. A New Version Chiefly From The Original Sources. xx and 148 pages. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block. Contents otherwise clean. White & green dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn with a few small chips.
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FABLES FROM AESOP AND OTHERS
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Arnrid Johnston.
Stock no. 2129671
Published by Transatlantic Arts Ltd.. Very good condition.

Dusky-pink pictorial boards. Blue cloth spine. Very nice full-page colour illustrations. 23 fables. 48pp. 10.5 x 7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers are somewhat faded - very, very pale pink now. Some fading to spine. Bookplate from a previous owner stuck to front endpaper. Odd margin mark. Illustrations are still nice and bright.
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THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2128754
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Peach cloth, red bird decoration to front, gilt titles to spine. Green title to front. 23 beautiful colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Slip case is very good - a few marks/scuffs.
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CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Barbara Cooney. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.
Stock no. 2128349
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adapted from the Canterbury Tales. The story of the proud cock and the wily fox who flattered him. Orange boards with black title and decoration. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0722659113. Bumping and a little fading to top and tail of spine. Small white label with gift inscription to verso of front endpaper. Contents are still excellent! Wrapper has top corner cut from front flap;faded to spine; edge-creased with some chips and a few small bits of loss.
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FIRESIDE FABLES AND INDOOR WALKS
Written by E. Walter Walters. Illustrated by A.E..
Stock no. 2127484
Published by J.W. Butcher. Circa 1918. Almost very good condition.

Olive green cloth with red orange and black titles and decorations. 12 full page colour illustrations. Some fading and scuffing to covers. Bumping to corners. Front endpaper is cut out and missing. Some foxing. All illustrations are present.
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THE GIANT CRAB AND OTHER TALES FROM OLD INDIA
Written by W.H.D. Rouse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2127293
Published by Minerva Press. 1st thus 1973. Slightly better than very good condition.

A selection of old Indian stories of cunning and wisdom, fantasy and magic. Illustrated cloth covers. Pink endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 109pp. 8.5 x 6". ISBN: 0856360104. Fading to edges of rear cover. Contents are fine.
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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2126385
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

The De Luxe limited edition of 250 copies. Cream pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Large format. 12 wonderful tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue-guards plus b/w text illustrations. 209 numbered pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Burgundy silk page marker. SIGNED by Publishers. This is Copy No. 184. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening/browning to spine. A few grubby marks to covers. Yellow stain to one corner of rear cover. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to pages in varying degrees; some pages just have foxing to outer page edges. All colour plates are present and in excellent condition!
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THE FABLES OF AESOP
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2126057
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles and illustration to front. Pictorial endpapers. 23 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with tissue-guards. Assumed 1st edition. Spotting/browning to spine; some chipping to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Wear along cover edges; a few small nicks at corners. Some foxing and browning, mostly to prelims. All plates present. Bottom corner of page 144 has small piece torn off.
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ENGLISH FABLES AND FAIRY STORIES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 1317423
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of well-know English fairy-tales and folk-tales. Pink cloth, gilt title to spine. Decorated endpapers. Colour illustrations and b/w text illustrations throughout. 234 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby, spine browned.
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