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Retold and illustrated by Tony Ross. Large format. Three books with pictorial boards: My first Nursery Stories; My Favourite Nursery Rhymes; My Favourite Fairy Tales. Includes Nursery Rhymes CD. ISBN: 9780276446542. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase and still wrapped in original shrinkwrap.
Large format. Blue cloth spine. Paperboards with colour picture to front. 8 pretty colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 128 pages. Spine bumped. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Pencil name and date to front free-endpaper. Some heavy foxing, mainly at textblock.
Red cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board (illustrated by Cuthill) showing Aladdin. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 284 pages. A book of well-known tales. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge worn, grubby and scuffed. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and finger marks to contents but generally clean.
HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Reginald Spink; Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by H. Baumhauer.
Stock no. 1319182
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
8 colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Childrens Illustrated Classics series. Cream and blue decorated cloth with matching endpapers. 245 pages. Spine bumped. Some lower corner tips slightly creased. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn/rubbed and slightly scuffed.
EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1318906
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Yellow cloth covers with green titles and vignettes. 20 tipped-in colour plates. 134 pages. 11" x 8.5". Spine and corners bumped. Damp stain to edge of rear cover. Covers are slightly marked. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers browned and some foxing to contents. Creases to some plates and large crease to plate opposite page 16.
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2132994
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Very good condition.
Dark red-brown simulated leather cloth, stamped in gilt on both front and back covers with differing cupid designs. Gilt lettering and 4 gilt cupid designs on spine. White endpapers. 30 magnificent colour plates, mounted on vellum-like paper with black descriptive letterpress beneath and all framed with elaborate border design in black. Some light wear to top and tail of spine and corners. Rubbing away of gilt to bottom of front cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates are present - 4 have minor corner creases.
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.
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.
Lavishly illustrated with interactive elements. Red pictorial boards. ISBN: 9780062456212. Still in original shrinkwrap so can't see publication details. Spine and corners bumped.
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.
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.
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.