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A WORLD OF FAIRY TALES (5 VOLS)
Written by James Riordan.
Stock no. 1816530
Published by Hamlyn. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0600366839. Some spines slightly faded. One or two minor marks to covers. Contents clean.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
No author listed. Illustrated by Karen Avery.
Stock no. 1816517
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 1975. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Peepshow book. Opens 360 degrees.Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0701150661. Slight fading to board edges. Contents fine.

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OLD-TIME STORIES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2127499
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

2nd issue. Red cloth, gilt titles. Circular gilt vignette to front cover. 6 richly coloured plates mounted on green sugar-paper, plus numerous b/w illustrations (many full-page). Translated from the French by A.E. Johnson. 2nd issue. A few marks to covers. Corners are bumped. A little browning to spine; some fading to gilt. Vertical creasing to front endpaper and half-title page. Foxing and browning, mostly to prelims and outer page edges. A few margin marks. All plates present.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Written by C.S. Evans. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2127498
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Decorated paper boards. Red cloth spine. Delightful silhouette illustrations throughout. Tipped-in colour frontis plate. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to top and tail of spine; a few small nicks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Colour frontis has been fully pasted in and has multiple creases to corners. Foxing to some pages and outer page edges. Scarce original wrapper is very browned to spine, with tears and chips and creasing; loss to top, middle and bottom of spine; corners; some tape repairs to verso; damp mark along bottom of front panel.

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THE KINGS AND THE CATS
Written by John Hannon. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2127497
Published by Burns & Oates. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Munster Fairy Tales For Young And Old. 3 stories. Green cloth, gilt title and border. Attractive b/w plates, some cats but not in Wain's usual anthropomorphic style. xiii + 78 pages. What appears to be 'repairs' to top and tail of spine. A few small splits/nicks to spine, with a little fraying to cloth. Uneven fading to covers. Corners are bumped, with wear. A couple of score marks to rear cover. Margin tear to front endpaper, which also has a couple of partially erased children's names. Foxing. B/w illustration to page 54 has some colouring to it.

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THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Hans Fischer.
Stock no. 2127460
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1947. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Red cloth spine and pictorial boards. Blue decorated endpapers. Colour drawings throughout. Spine is bumped and faded, with some marks. Boards are a little bowed. Some scuffing. Foxing and grubby margin marks.

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THE TRAVELLING MUSICIANS
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Hans Fischer.
Stock no. 2127450
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1944. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine. Cream pictorial boards. Colour lithograph illustrations. Spine is a bit faded. Scuffing and marks to covers; some fading. Name in pencil to belongs to box. Some foxing to pages throughout.

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THE HOUSE IN THE WOOD AND OTHER OLD FAIRY STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1816447
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New edition reset. Green cloth, dark green titles. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Uneven fading to boards. Minor foxing to prelims. A few grubby marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut, grubby, and a little edge-worn.

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FAIRY TALES
Written by Karel Capek. Illustrated by Joseph Capek.
Stock no. 1816446
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 2nd 1934. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"With One Extra as a Makeweight by Joseph Capek". Yellow cloth, blue titles. B/w text illustrations. 288 pages. Spine faded. Endpapers browned, some scattered foxing. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, grubby and edge-worn.

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TALES FOR THE TELLING
Written by Edna O'Brien. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2127418
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Irish folk and fairy stories. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 112 pages. ISBN: 185145053X. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON OLD TALES FROM THE NORTH
No author listed. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 2127415
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Gallery Five Ltd.. 1st thus 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Classic Norwegian Folk Tales, first published in 1914. Superb full-page colour pictures, plus b/w text illustrations. Green boards with gilt title to spine and gilt decoration to front. ISBN: 0340213922. Name in ink to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine.

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ONCE UPON A TIME THE FAIRY-TALE WORLD OF ARTHUR RACKHAM
Written by Margery Darrell; et al. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2127414
Published by Book Club Associates. 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Fairy-Tale World of Arthur Rackham. Selections include Alice in Wonderland, Rip Van Winkle, Aesop's Fables etc. Absolutely packed with colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Includes a brief sketch and appreciation of the artist. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. 247 pages. Cover are unevenly faded. Bumping to spine. A few light margin marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small tears and chips; some wear.

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