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EDMUND DULAC'S FAIRY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2126380
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.
De-luxe edition limited to only 350 signed and numbered copies. 15 glorious tipped-in colour plates mounted on vellum, each mount edged with gold. White cloth elaborately decorated with gilt to front cover and spine. Vellum endpapers. Deckled edges. 170 pages. 11.5 x 9". SIGNED by Dulac to verso of a free front endpaper. This is Copy No. 52. Spine and edges are browned. Bump to bottom of spine. Some grubby marks to cloth. Surface paper damage to front pastedown, where it appears that something has been removed (possibly a bookplate). Front endpaper has inscriptions in ink; one crossed out, with tape glue marks, where again it appears that something has been removed. Rear pastedown also has some surface paper damage. Edge tear to margin on one contents page. Some darkening and grubby margin marks to pages. All plates are present and beautifully bright.
THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by H.J. Owen.
Stock no. 2126379
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition.
A Fairy Tale From Grimm. Large format, 11.25 x 8.75". Blue cloth with pictorial onlay to front cover and yellow titles. 8 mounted colour plates and some line drawings to text. 37 numbered pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some pencil writing to front cover. Rubbing to cloth, with some colour loss in places. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to some pages. Plates are exquisite! A few hinges are a little pulled. Grubby margin marks.
WELSH LEGENDS AND FAIRY LORE
Written by David Parry-Jones. Illustrated by Ivor Owen.
Stock no. 1816361
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 181 pages. Browning to endpapers. Minor foxing to text block and prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and grubby to rear panel.
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1816360
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.
Yellow cloth. Colour title-page - double spread. Numerous b/w illustrations. Yellow cloth boards are foxed especially rear board, spine lightly browned. Top edge of text block foxed. Contents clean.
THE WASHERWOMAN'S CHILD
Written by Alison Uttley; Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 2126293
Published by Faber & Faber. 3rd 1956. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Red cloth, blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 8 x 5.25". A three-act play based on Hans Andersen and seven of his fairy tales. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with creasing and tape repairs to verso; foxed to rear panel; some red marks.
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Irene Hawkins.
Stock no. 2126288
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 4th 1945. Very good condition.
"A book of original fairy tales, imbued with country lore and magic, with a background of woods and fields and cottages where simple folk live". Green cloth, title to spine. B/w illustrations. 191 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Philip Hepworth.
Stock no. 2126278
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Twelve Tales of Fairy and Magic, from the bronze whistle shaped like a dolphin which brings the Merry-Go-Round horses to life, to the frocks made of green feathers and cherry blossom petals. A delightful collection ably illustrated with b/w drawings. Blue cloth. 184 pages. 8 x 5.5". A couple of small marks to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped, with a few tears; piece of loss to top of front panel; rest is repaired with sticky tape to verso.
Written by Alison Uttley; Kathleen Lines. Illustrated by Ann Strugnell.
Stock no. 2126261
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1975. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A selection of 13 fairy tales chosen by Kathleen Lines. Pale blue boards with gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0571107036. Spine is faded. Stain to base of spine and spreading out along edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some creasing and a few nicks; foxing to flaps; damp to verso at bottom of spine.
PERRAULT'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Charles Perrault; F.C. Tilney. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2126198
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; E.P. Dutton & Company. Almost very good condition.
Tales for children from many lands series. Edited by Tilney. Green cloth with extensive gilt decorations and pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates to contents. 128 pages. 7 x 5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine and top inside corner of front cover. Gilt on spine dulled. Top corner tip of onlay missing, clear tape sticking onlay corner to book. Endpapers browned, name to front endpaper. Just an odd mark to contents. All plates present.
HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2125993
Published by Folio Society. 9th 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
Red cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 16 gorgeous colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Top edge red. Small 'wrinkle' to cloth on top corner of rear cover. Slip case is very good; has some scuff marks.
THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2125991
Published by Folio Society. 7th 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
A reproduction of the 1909 edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Colour plates. Top edge blue. A beautiful book. Spine is faded. Slip case has a few marks and light wear.
THE FAIRY TALES OF CHARLES PERRAULT
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2125988
Published by Folio Society. 5th 2001. Nearly 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 very good slip case that has some scuff and grubby marks.