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STORIES FROM THE PENTAMERONE
Written by Giambattista Basile. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2131325
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Red covers with gilt vignette of lady to front and titles to front and spine in gilt. 32 delightful colour plates (with captioned tissue guards) to contents. Outer page edges green. 303 pages. 10 x 7.5". Spine is bumped and faded. Corners are bumped, with some wear. Marks to covers; a few spots. Bookplate to front pastedown, inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing; a few marks to reverse of plates. One plate and tissue-guards are detached (page 126), but loosely inserted.
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THE PRINCE AND HIS MAGIC HORSE
Written by Elek Benedek; Gyula Illyes. Illustrated by Gabriella Hajnal.
Stock no. 1817707
Published by Corvina. 1987. Very good condition.

10 Hungarian Folktales. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9631325342. Reprint. Boards browned. A few margin marks.
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THE MITTEN
Written by Jan Brett. Illustrated by Jan Brett.
Stock no. 2130734
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Ukranian Folktale adapted and illustrated by Jan Brett. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 039921920X. Reprint. American edition.
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NOAH AND THE DEVIL
Written by Neil Philip. Illustrated by Isabelle Brent.
Stock no. 2130732
Published by Clarion Books. 1st USA 2001. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A Legend of Noah's Ark from Romania. ISBN: 0618117547. Wrapper has small nicks to a couple of corners.
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THE MAGIC GLOVE
Written by Irina Zheleznova. Illustrated by E. Rachev.
Stock no. 2130366
Published by Maxson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Russian Fable series. A Ukrainian folk tale. Large format. Beige pictorial boards. Colour illustrations to each page with text above. Translated by Zheleznova. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is price-cut with foxing and some fading; closed tears; a couple repaired to verso with tape.
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LITTLE MAGIC HORSE
Written by Peter Ershoff; Tatiana Balkoff Drowne. Illustrated by Vera Bock.
Stock no. 2130166
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st thus 1942. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Russian tale translated by Drowne. Blue cloth, black title to spine. Pink and white pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. SIGNED by translator, with dedications on half-title and title page. Damp marks and spotting to covers. Numbers in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn with uneven fading; some loss.
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TALES OF WONDER AND MAGIC
Written by Berlie Doherty. Illustrated by Juan Wijngaard.
Stock no. 2130007
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stories that cast a spell upon the reader. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Lovely colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744544017. SIGNED by author, 'For Lauren', with best wishes on half-title page. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and is faded to spine.
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FOLK TALES FROM MANY LANDS
Written by Lilian Gask. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 2129972
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1929. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 4 colour plates plus many b/w illustrations. 255 pages. Spine has light fading. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates present; one have off-setting from an opposite text page.
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THE WILD WASHERWOMEN
Written by John Yeoman. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1317695
Published by Hamish Hamilton Ltd. Circa 1979. Fine condition.

A new folk tale. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0241899281. 3rd printing.
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FOLKTALES OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN
Written by Dee Brown. Illustrated by Caroline Smith.
Stock no. 2129305
Published by Folio Society. As new condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. This edition is based on the 1993 edition, with minor emendations. Slip case is very good - faded to a couple of edges. Still in original shrink wrap - Unopened!
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OLD PETER'S RUSSIAN TALES
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Dmitri Mitrokhin.
Stock no. 2128937
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 7 colour plates. Black and white decorations to text. viii + 334 pages. Some spotting to covers. A few light marks and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine; some loss to top and tail of spine and a couple of corners; a few tears; some creasing.
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CELTIC TALES
Written by Elena Chmelova; Frank Delaney. Illustrated by Zdenka Krejcova.
Stock no. 2128447
Published by Tiger Books International. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Foreword by Delaney. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1840560266. Contents are excellent! Edge wear to wrapper.
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