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RUMPELSTILTSKIN
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by George R. Halkett.
Stock no. 1320484
Published by Thos. De La Rue & Co.. Circa 1882. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. 25 pages. Covers are grubby and worn, splits to spine with some sticky paper repairs. Inscription in ink to top margin of title-page. Front cover and first page are almost detached. Contents are browned and slightly grubby.

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STORIES FROM EVERYWHERE
Written by Rhoda Power. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1320440
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A collection of myths and folk tales from around the world. Blue cloth, black titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to spine, a faint damp stain to top corner of front cover. Endpapers are lightly browned and foxed, some foxing and a couple of other marks to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn, torn and foxed, loss to top and tail of spine and some slight loss at corners.

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FAVOURITE NURSERY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by Frank Adams.
Stock no. 1320429
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition.

Illustrated boards, brown cloth spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations depicting well known nursery tales. First story - Dick Wittingham, last story - The Little Match Girl. Unpaginated. 10.25 x 8". SPine and corners bumped and worn. Stain to rear cover. Some foxing to page margins.

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SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
Written by Jack Solomon. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 1821238
Published by Viking Press, NY. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

White embossed simulated leather boards, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Large oblong format. The making of the Disney animated film. Packed with pictures of the original drawings with a note about the making of the film. ISBN: 0670653810. Text block lightly browned with minor foxing. Front pastedown has a crease caused during binding. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned with foxing and damp staining.

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FAIRY TALES; IN VERSE TO WHICH IS ADDED THE CHASE, A TALE OF FANCY
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821082
Published by Joseph Thomas. 1839. Almost very good condition.

New Edition, with Additions. 7 tales: Little Red Riding Hood; Blue Beard; Cinderella; Little Thumb and the Ogre; The Master Cat, or Puss in Books; The Fairy, or Toads and Diamonds; The Chase, a Tale of Fancy. Three-quarters burgundy leather with marbled boards. Gilt title to spine is 'Juvenile Tales 5'. vi and 153 pages. Leather spine & corners worn. Boards scuffed. Front hinge pulled but binding tight. A few grubby marks to contents.

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THE THISTLE PRINCESS
Written by Vivian French. Illustrated by Elizabeth Harbour.
Stock no. 1320064
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An original and poignant fairy tale. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744544645. Corners bumped. Some light creasing to dustwrapper edges.

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THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE
Written by Franz Bonn. Illustrated by Franz Bonn.
Stock no. 1319982
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition.

A reproduction of the 1878 antique pop-up book. Contain 4 pop-up scenes of theatre stage and characters from fairy tales. ISBN: 0722655363. Spine and spine edges along covers discoloured. Name and date in ink to front pastedown else contents fine.

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WARNE'S NATIONAL NURSERY LIBRARY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134190
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1876. Almost very good condition.

Title to front cover: Cinderella and Other Nursery Stories. Comprising: Cinderella; The Three Bearsl; The Pets; Tom Thumb; Punch and Judy. 40 pages of colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little fraying to cloth at corners. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Some margin marks; page corners creased.

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THE THREE LITTLE PIGS
No author listed. Illustrated by Karen Acosta.
Stock no. 1319597
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1977. Very good condition.

A Peepshow book, opens 360 degrees. Yellow glazed pictorial boards. 5 pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0701122242. Spine slightly faded. Some slight grubby marks to cover edges. Contents fine.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
No author listed. Illustrated by Irana Shepherd.
Stock no. 1319596
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1977. Very good condition.

A Peepshow Book. Red pictorial glazed boards. Tie the front and back covers together to display. ISBN: 0701122234. Spine faded and slightly rubbed at top and tail. Contents fine.

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HANSEL AND GRETEL
No author listed. Illustrated by Mary McClain.
Stock no. 1319594
Published by Price, Stern, Sloan. Very good condition.

"A Peepshow Book". 5 pop-up scenes. Glazed pictorial boards. 6.75 x 5.25". ISBN: 0843109017. Spine discoloured. Some light marks at cover edges. Contents fine.

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THE EVERYDAY AND NOW-A-DAY FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 2133975
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1933. Good condition.

Front cover shows two children blowing bubbles. Large format. Red cloth spine. 8 colour plates. Spine is faded with white spotting. Chipping to cover edges. Front joint is cracked and front endpaper appears to be missing! Inscriptions in pencil and ink to front pastedown. All plates present. Foxing throughout. Couple of margin tears to pages (including plates).

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