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STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2124594
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1927. Very good condition.
Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 14 colour plates tipped onto brown card and then tipped onto pages, each with a captioned paper guard. 195 pages. Bumping and wear to spien and corners. Some uneven darkening to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper; creasing to front endpaper. Some page browning and foxing. Frontis has a little surface paper damage to page where it has been mounted - looks like it has come away and been remounted.
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK ANIMATED PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124582
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1949. Very good condition.
Blue pictorial boards. Inside both covers there is a colour illustration with movable parts. One other colour illustration and two-tone illustrations throughout. Some wear to cover edges. Couple of corners are bumped. Some scuffing to covers. Moveable parts to front and rear in very good working order.
THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF PANTOMIMES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1815752
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. Good condition.
Containing six pantomime stories and a complete model theatre and three scenes and model characters. Large format. Blue cloth spine, pictorial front board, rear cover acts as proscenium window. Colour frontis. Some b/w text illustrations. Board edges rubbed and worn. Snail damage to rear board edges and prelims. Cut-out characters and half of the curtain to the rear are missing. A few foxspots and grubby marks to contents.
THE CINDERELLA MAGIC WAND BOOK
Written by Walt Disney. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 2124504
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1950. Very good condition.
Story and magic (stereoscopic) pictures from the Walt Disney film. Oblong format. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Six illustrations. Unpaginated. Some bumping and wear to corners. Original glasses are damaged (red piece eye piece missing). A newer pair of '3d' specs have been inserted into pocket for them on front pastedown. Name in pencil to belongs to page. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124448
Published by The Kobunsha. Good condition.
Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 5. A crepe paper book. Colour illustrations. Small format. Some chipping, with loss to front cover. Damp marked with wrinkling and some ink running to pages throughout book. All (English) text of this Japanese folk tale is still reasonable.
DEAN'S GIFT BOOK OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Janet Grahame Johnstone; Anne Grahame Johnstone.
Stock no. 2124407
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A selection of the illustrations and stories in this Gift Book have been previously published in Gold Star Book of Fairy Tales and Book of Famous Fairy Tales. White boards with gilt title to spine and front. Full page colour illustrations throughout. 11 x 8.5". ISBN: 0603075088. Browning to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of nicks and faded to spine.
THE ENCHANTED SEAS
Written by Averil Newell. Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
Stock no. 2124394
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth, dark blue vignette to front cover and title to spine. 4 colour plates. 64 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and cover edges are faded. Some spotting, foxing and other marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
MEETING HILL: BB'S FAIRY BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1815629
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1948. Very good condition.
Well known fairy tales retold. Light blue cloth covers, silver gilt titles to front and spine. 15 beautiful colour plates and some b/w chapter illustrations. vii and 140 pages. Top edge red. Uneven fading to cloth boards.Browning/foxing to endpapers. All plates present. Top edge discoloured. Contents clean.
ALADDIN: OR THE WONDERFUL LAMP
Written by Grace Rhys. Illustrated by Sidney H. Heath.
Stock no. 2124386
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1895. Very good condition.
The Banbury Cross series, prepared for children by Grace Rhys. Small format. Green cloth with gilt titles and maroon ribbon ties to edges. B/w illustrations. Spine and cover edges are browned. One ribbon tie is mostly missing. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
Written by Constance Woodhead. Illustrated by Grace Lodge.
Stock no. 2124385
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1952. Very good condition.
Sunbeam Stories for young children series. Small format (5.5 x 3.75"). Yellow pictorial boards. 64 pages. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. All edges yellow. Spine is a bit worn and slightly faded. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. 4 colour plates are all present.
ARE ALL THE GIANTS DEAD?
Written by Mary Norton. Illustrated by Brian Froud.
Stock no. 2124290
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
A fairy tale for modern children. Maroon boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0460066714. Wrapper is unevenly browned with a few large closed tears; some creasing, but minimal loss.
THE FAIRY TALES
Written by David Walser; Brothers Grimm; Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 2124201
Published by Viking. 1st USA 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. American Edition. Translated by Walser. Contains the Fairy Tales: Sleeping Beauty; Snow White; Hansel and Gretel and Cinderella. ISBN: 0670061891. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.