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THE FLYING SHIP
Written by Rosemary Harris. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1326304
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Russian folk tale retold. Pictorial boards and blue endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. A delightful book! 10 x 7.5". ISBN: 0571105041. Spine cocked, binding very tight. Small pencil erasure mark to top corner of front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher and very slightly browned at edges. A lovely copy.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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THE PRINCE & THE IMPOSSIBLE QUEST (A TREASURE HOUR STORY BOOK LR 5)
Written by Petre Ispirescu.
Stock no. 1826908
Published by Murrays Sales & Service Co.; Ion Creanga Publishing House. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Translated from the Romanian by Ana Cartianu. Retold by Lornie Leete-Hodge. 16 pages. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719602947. Covers lightly creased. Text block browned. Some minor foxspots to contents else clean.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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JUSTIN THE STRONG & THE GOLDEN APPLES (A TREASURE HOUR STORY BOOK LR 3)
Written by Petre Ispirescu; Ana Cartianu; Lornie Leete-Hodge. Illustrated by Done Stan.
Stock no. 1826907
Published by Murrays Sales & Service Co.; Ion Creanga Publishing House. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

A Romanian folk tale translated by Ana Cartianu, retold by Lornie Leete-Hodge. Large format. Green pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719602920. Spine lightly rubbed, covers lightly creased. Text block browned. A few minor marks to contents else clean.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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GAVIN THE BRAVE (A TREASURE HOUR STORY BOOK LR 2)
Written by Petre Ispirescu; Ana Cartianu; Lornie Leete-Hodge. Illustrated by Ileana Ceausu-Pandele.
Stock no. 1826906
Published by Murrays Sales & Service Co.; Ion Creanga Publishing House. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

Romanian folk tale translated from the Romanian by Ana Cartianu, retold by Lornie Leete-Hodge. Large format. Orange pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719602912. Edges lightly rubbed, covers lightly creased. A few minor foxspots present, light browning to contents, else clean.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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ASH PETER (A TREASURE HOUR STORY BOOK LR 4)
Written by Ana Cartianu; Lornie Leete-Hodge. Illustrated by Roni Noel.
Stock no. 1826905
Published by Murrays Sales & Service Co.; Ion Creanga Publishing House. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

A Romanian folk tale, translated by Ana Cartianu and Retold by Lornie Leete-Hodge. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719602939. Spine lightly rubbed, covers slightly creased. Contents lightly browned and a few grubby margin marks.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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THE PURSE WITH TWO COINS (A TREASURE HOUR STORY BOOK LR 1)
Written by Ion Creanga; Lornie Leete-Hodge. Illustrated by Adrian Ionescu.
Stock no. 1826904
Published by Murrays Sales & Service Co.; Ion Creanga Publishing House. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

Originally told in Romanian, retold by Leete-Hodge. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719602904. Covers lightly creased and scuffed. A few minor foxspots else contents clean.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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THE OLD WOMAN WHO LIVED IN A VINEGAR BOTTLE
Written by Rumer Godden. Illustrated by Mairi Hedderwick.
Stock no. 1826827
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An old folk tale with many different names and different versions, the tale fo the old woman, the grateful fish, and the end reward of greediness. Pictorial glazed boards, colour illustrations. ISBN: 0333131088. A few minor marks to boards. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned and front endpapers a little grubby (minor). Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, a little grubby, creased, worn at top of spine and strengthened to verso with clear tape.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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LITTLE WHITE HEN
Written by Hajime Kijima. Illustrated by Setsuko Hane.
Stock no. 1325614
Published by Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of a little white hen who outwits the fox and his cunning tricks. Colourful pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0356025039. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. A few light foxspots else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with a tiny patch of surface paper damage to front panel.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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THE SANDAL-WOOD BOX
Written by Katya Sheppard. Illustrated by Hans Baltzer.
Stock no. 1325403
Published by Richard Sadler. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Folk tales from Tadzhikistan, translated by Sheppard. Blue cloth with gilt title and decorations to spine and gilt vignette and decoration to front board. Colour and b/w illustrations. 206 pages. 10.25 x 8.25". ISBN: 0854100261. Minor foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and a little scuffed.

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THE LAUGHTER OF PETERKIN
Written by Fiona Macleod. Illustrated by Sunderland Rollinson.
Stock no. 1324238
Published by Archibald Constable And Co.. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Pale blue cloth with gilt titles and dark blue illustration to front cover. 4 b/w plates. 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some slight grubby marks to cover edges and slight browning to spine. Endpapers lightly browned. Neat name in ink to front free-endpaper. Light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.

Price: £34.00 £28.90.

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BRITISH FOLK TALES NEW VERSIONS
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Illustrated by Peter Melnyczuk.
Stock no. 1324224
Published by Orchard Books. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 1852130210. Spine bumped. Light damp stain affects a few pages. Dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.

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FOLKTALES OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN
Written by Dee Brown; Joy Porter. Illustrated by Caroline Smith.
Stock no. 1323629
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Fine condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Retold by Dee Brown. Introduced by Joy Porter. This edition is based on the 1993 edition, with minor emendations. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

Price: £90.00 £76.50.

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