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Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 7 colour plates. Black and white decorations to text. viii + 334 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to front cover. Front joint is partially cracked at base. 1 plate is MISSING from this copy. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and worn with creases, 2" loss to top of spine and rest of spine is browned. Price on front flap of dustwrapper is 7/6.
STORIES FOR FIVE-YEAR-OLDS
Written by Sara Corrin; Stephen Corrin. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2132407
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
And Other Young Readers. Green boards with black title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Pale browning to outer page edge. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some creasing, but only small amounts of loss.
Large format. Pictorial card-wraps. Colour illustrations. A Russian Folk-Tale retold in English. ISBN: 014075447. Covers slightly edge rubbed.
Translated into English by Zheleznova. Pictorial card covers. Colour illustrations to text. 12 pages. 11.75 x 9.25". Some slight foxing to rear cover. Lower page corner tips very slightly creased.
A Ukranian Folktale adapted and illustrated by Jan Brett. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 039921920X. Reprint. American edition.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
TALES FOR THE TELLING
Written by Edna O'Brien. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2127418
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Irish folk and fairy stories. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 112 pages. ISBN: 185145053X. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 108 pages. 12 stories. ISBN: 0862641292. Bumping and some wear to spine and corners. A few margin marks.