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THE FAIRY TALES OF CHARLES PERRAULT
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131833
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Beautiful red cloth covers with elaborate gilt decoration. Colour plates and b/w chapter headers & tails. 185 pages, top edge red. Some light surface rubbing to gilt at base of spine. Contents are fine. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks/scuffs.
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THE SELFISH GIANT AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Oscar Wilde. Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith.
Stock no. 2131813
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

Introduced by Jeanette Winterson. Blue cloth spine with silver titles, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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THE SINGING WOOD
Written by Lady Frazer. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2131743
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A charming collection of 18 original fairy stories in the classic manner. Illustrated blue cloth covers. Colour frontis plate, b/w chapter headings and tail pieces throughout. 144 pages. 8.25 x 6". Spine is bumped, with some fading. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased/wrinkled with some grubby marks and small nicks to edges.
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THE FAIRY TALES OF CHARLES PERRAULT
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1818534
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Fine condition.

Beautiful red cloth covers with elaborate gilt decoration. Colour plates and b/w chapter headers & tails. 185 pages, top edge red. Fifth printing. Contained in publisher's red slipcase in almost fine condition.
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HOUSEHOLD TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2131660
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth. Colour title-page - double spread. Numerous b/w illustrations. Browning to top and tail of spine. Bumping to corners. Grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is faded to a couple of edges; torn with some loss; scuffed.
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THE LADY OF THE LINDEN TREE
Written by Barbara Leonie Picard. Illustrated by Charles Stewart.
Stock no. 2131641
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, silver titles to spine. B/w frontis. 214 pages. Fading to top and tail of spine and a couple of cover edges. Wrapper is browned with tears and chips; a few pieces of loss.
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ABOUT THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Written by P.L. Travers. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2131630
Published by Collins. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A unique book in which the author considers five traditional versions of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, together with a mediation on the meaning and mystery of fairy tales, and Sleeping Beauty in particular. The author also provides the reader with her own magical version. ISBN: 0002160277. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few closed tears/nicks.
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FAIRY TALES OF LONG AGO
Written by M.C. Carey. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318473
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Children's illustrated classics. Decorated cloth, blue titles. 8 Colour plates & B/W illustrations. ISBN: 0460050176. Spine and corners bumped, some browning to top of spine. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf, small tear to top corner of same page. Creases to top corners of preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is sligthly grubby and edge worn with some slight loss and 0.5" loss to top of spine.
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SLEEPING BEAUTY
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 1818420
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Circa 1961. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Green cloth spine. Pictorial card wraps with moveable tab to front. 8 pop-up scenes with some moveable tabs. Spine and contents very well re-inforced with string binding visible on outer cloth spine. Pop-ups in excellent working order. A few scattered foxspots present.
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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 1818306
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Fine condition.

Stunning blue, gold and red pictorial cloth. Dark blue and gold pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates and b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
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THE FAIRY TALES OF CHARLES PERRAULT
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1818304
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Fine condition.

Beautiful red cloth covers with elaborate gilt decoration. Colour plates and b/w chapter headers & tails. 185 pages, top edge red. Contained in red publisher's slipcase with a couple of marks on one side (overall VG+ condition).
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HIDE AND SEEK IN FAIRY LAND
Written by F. Kenwood Giles. Illustrated by F. Kenwood Giles.
Stock no. 1318378
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

16 Favourite Fairy and other tales. People and things hidden in pictures. Pictorial stiff card wraps. Covers are worn and creased, pencil marks on rear cover. Inscription in ink inside front cover. First and last pages are detached but still present, remainder of contents are loose. Staples rusty. Some marks to contents.
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