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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 2132901
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.

Stunning blue, gold and red pictorial cloth. Dark blue and gold pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates and b/w illustrations. Second printing. This copy would make a wonderful gift. Contained in a very good slip case that has a few marks and scuffs with some edge wear.

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbott.
Stock no. 1318757
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1941. Good condition.

Black cloth, large pictorial onlay to front. Cream decorated endpapers. 9 colour plates. 308 pages. 9.5 x 7". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Dent to top edge of rear cover. Title to spine has faded. Rear cover is grugbby. There is loss to the corners of the pictorial onlay. Rear joint is cracked. Some light grubby fingermarks at page margins else contents clean.

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FAIRY TALES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Mary Macgregor. Illustrated by Olive Allen.
Stock no. 1318752
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Very good condition.

Told to the Children Series. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Beige cloth, gilt titles and decoration. 8 colour plates. 113 pages plus 4 page publication list. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. Front free-endpaper neatly removed. Foxing to page edges else contents clean.

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THE WINTER SLEEPWALKER AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1318739
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A collection of eight highly original and varied fairy tales. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224036750. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Dustwrapper is price-cut.

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THE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Written by Gabrielle-Suzanne Babot De Villeneuve. Illustrated by Minalima.
Stock no. 1318733
Published by Harper Design. Circa 2017. Nearly fine condition.

Lavishly illustrated with interactive elements. Red pictorial boards. ISBN: 9780062456212. Still in original shrinkwrap so can't see publication details. Spine and corners bumped.

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THE NOW-A-DAYS FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1318707
Published by J. Coker & Co.. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

6 beautiful colour plates. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Front cover shows Goldilocks with three teddy bears. 159 numbered pages. 11.5" x 8.5". Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners bumped and worn. Rear cover is grubby and marked. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Damp stain affects lower edge of front pastedown. One plate is detached with ragged edges.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Written by Molly B. Thomson. Illustrated by Molly B. Thomson.
Stock no. 1318573
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.

A delightful card wrap book with shaping to top edge and cut out windows throughout. 9.5 x 7". A Kiddie Kut Book. Peep through the cut out parts of the pages! Covers are edge rubbed and grubby. Illustrator's name to front cover has been traced over with blue biro. Some slight grubby marks to white clouds on a shaped page and one small tear (also to a cloud).

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LA BELLE AU BOIS DORMANT
Written by Vera Southgate. Illustrated by Eric Winter.
Stock no. 1318568
Published by Ladybird Books. 1989. Very good condition.

Ladybird Series 606d - Well Loved Tales. English title is: The Sleeping Beauty. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour fairytale endpapers. Colour illustrations. Text in French. ISBN: 072141284X. Slight rubbing to corners.

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THE PINK FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Debra Mcfarlane.
Stock no. 1818915
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Pink pictorial covers with silver title block and decorations to spine. Top edge pink. Contained in publisher's pink slipcase in very good condition - scuffed and bumped with a few small stains.

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THE ARTHUR RACKHAM FAIRY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1818912
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1951. Almost very good condition.

A book of old favourites with new illustrations! Red cloth covers with orange vignettes and black titles and decorations. 8 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 286 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Covers faded to spine and top front edge, front board stained. Browning to endpapers. Some browning/foxing to contents, one or two hinges pulled but binding tight. All plates present.

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THE FIRELIGHT BOOK OF NURSERY STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 2132133
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1954. Almost very good condition.

Fairy tales for Little Folk. Cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Full page colour and b/w text illustrations. First story is Puss in Boots. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and chipping to corners. Presentation plate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.

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ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Joyce Mercer.
Stock no. 2132020
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with dark title to spine and pictorial onlay to front cover. 5 colour plates and many b/w illustrations. 320 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading/browning and some foxing to spine and unevenly to covers. Small corner of loss to pictorial onlay. Prize plate to half-title page. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. All plates present.

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