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TALES FROM THE BAZAARS
Written by Amina Shah.
Stock no. 1507039
Published by The Octagon Press. 1st 2002. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A treasury of traditional folklore compiled from many of the author's favourite folk tales, gathered from Central Asia and India, Arabia, Europe, and the Americas. Brown boards with gilt titles to spine. 327 pages. ISBN: 0863040845. SIGNED by author, with dedication, on title page. Top of spine and lower front corner bumped. A couple of light marks and a little foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn, small pencil line to rear panel.
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THE THIEF CATCHER AND OTHER STORIES FROM ETHIOPIA
Written by Rosemary Grimble. Illustrated by Rosemary Grimble.
Stock no. 1406564
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A collection of 10 traditional tales told in Amharic to a British army office in the early years of the 20th century. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 100 pages. ISBN: 0233965270. Boards a little faded to edges. Initials in ink to front endpaper. A little browning to endpapers. Wrapper spine faded. A little browning to edges.
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ABU JMEEL'S DAUGHTER AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Jamal Sleem Nuweihed.
Stock no. 1507027
Published by Interlink Publishing Group Inc.. 1st 2002. Very good condition.

Arab Folk Tales from Palestine and Lebanon. Retold by Nuweihed. Pictorial cardwraps. 27 tales. 348 pages. ISBN: 1566564182. Light crease to lower front corner. Light foxing and a few small marks to text block.
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RICH MAN, POOR MAN, BEGGARMAN, THIEF
Written by Marcus Crouch. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1507025
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Folk tales from around the world. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 25 tales. B/w illustrations. 179 pages. ISBN: 0192781111. Top edge of text block foxed. Dustwrapper ever so slightly edge worn with isbn label to rear flap.
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WONDER TALES OF MANY LANDS
Written by Bernard Henderson; C. Calvert. Illustrated by Constance E. Rowlands.
Stock no. 1507022
Published by Philip Allan & Co.. 1st thus 1934. Good condition.

A collection of folk-tales. Brown cloth, black titles and decorations. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 287 pages. Backstrip is detached, cloth fraying on edges alongside. Corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Ink inscription and name to front endpaper, pencil writing to rear endpaper. Some foxing. Contents generally clean. Small piece missing from margin of page 55. All plates present.
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SEASONS OF SPLENDOUR TALES, MYTHS & LEGENDS OF INDIA
Written by Madhur Jaffrey. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1507018
Published by Pavilion Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The rich heritage of Indian myth and folklore brought vividly to life in dramatic yet simple language and by bold and imaginative colour and b/w illustrations. Scarlet cloth, gilt titles. 128 pages includes glossary. 11 x 8". ISBN: 0907516580. Base of spine bumped. A couple of small dark marks to lower edge of front cover. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Contents clean. A few fox spots to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with creasing to base of slightly faded spine. Light scratches to rear panel.
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TATTERCOATS AND OTHER FOLK TALES
Written by Winifred Finlay. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 1406542
Published by Kaye & Ward. 1st 1976. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Most of the stories in this collection come from Scotland and the North of England. 18 pages. ISBN: 0718211359. Bottom of spine is a little bumped. Light browning to endpapers. A few foxspots to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed. A few faint fox spots to verso.
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ROMANIAN FOLK TALES
Written by Editura Minerva; Ana Cartianu.
Stock no. 1406536
Published by Minerva Publishing House. 1st thus 1979. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Forward by Vasile Nicolescu. Translated by Ana Cartianu. White boards with red titles to spine and red vignette to front board. 335 pages. Some bumping to spine. A few light creases to book covers. A little surface paper damage to top of front endpaper. Browning to some pages. Foxing mainly to top of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Some wrinkling to front panel and flap. Some marks to wrapper.
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SERBIAN FOLK SONGS, FAIRY TALES AND PROVERBS
Written by Maximilian A. Mugge.
Stock no. 1406535
Published by Drane's. circa 1916. Almost very good condition.

Beige boards with brown titles to spine and front. 167 pages including bibliography and appendix. Bumping to spine, corners an board edges. Couple of small splits to spine. Covers are marked and grubby. Browning to endpapers and prelims. Foxing to page edges.
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CAUCASIAN FOLK TALES
Written by Adolf Dirr; Lucy Menzies.
Stock no. 1506993
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth covers with black titles to spine. Small blind publisher's vignette to front cover. Selected and translated from the originals by Adolf Dirr, translated into English by Menzies. 306 pages. Spine bumped and a bit grubby and faded. Covers grubby with a few small marks. Small hole to paper covering front joint. Remains of possibly library ticket holder on front pastedown but no other evidence of being ex-library in book. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing, mainly to prelims and text block. Text pages very good. Grubby mark to outside edge of text block.
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TALES FROM THE LANDS OF NUTS AND GRAPES
Written by Charles Sellers.
Stock no. 1406524
Published by Field & Tuer; Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1st 1888. Very good condition.

Spanish and Portugese Folklore. Pale green cloth with gilt titles and red decoration to front cover. 178 pages, edges untrimmed. Catalogue to rear. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few light marks to rear cover. Top of text block dusty. Foxing to endpapers, page margins and to some pages else contents clean.
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THE FOOLISH MEN OF AGRA AND OTHER TALES OF MOGUL INDIA
Written by Rina Singh. Illustrated by Farida Zaman.
Stock no. 1506987
Published by Key Porter Books. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A collection of 10 delightfully funny and poignant stories drawn from the traditional tales of Mogul India. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 1550137719. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly edge worn.
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