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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS: THEIR BEST-KNOWN TALES
Written by Kate Douglas Wiggin; Nora A. Smith. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
Stock no. 1816549
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1930. Good condition.

Black cloth, gilt title to spine and large pictorial onlay to front. Pictorial endpapers. 9 colour plates. xii and 339 pages. Boards a little marked & rubbed at corners. Rear spine edge starting to split. '19 Nov 1953' rubber stamped in ink to front endpaper. Name & class in ink to first blank page. Foxing throughout and a general grubby appearance of contents. All plates present. Last few pages of book were untrimmed and have been opened carelessly with loss to vertical margins (text not affected).

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THE MAGIC OINTMENT AND OTHER CORNISH LEGENDS
Written by Eric Quayle. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2127085
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 108 pages. 12 stories. ISBN: 0862641292. Bumping and some wear to spine and corners. A few margin marks.

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NATIVE AMERICAN MYTHS & LEGENDS
Written by O.B. Duane.
Stock no. 2126989
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1860193773.

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GREEN WILLOW AND OTHER JAPANESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Grace James. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2126689
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

De-Luxe edition, Limited to 500 copies. 40 exquisite tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on brown card. 38 tales and legends collected from many sources. Vellum bound, with gilt titles and vignettes. Foxing and spotting to covers, endpapers and outer page edges; a few to some page margins. Ties to covers are no longer present. A few scuff marks to covers. All plates are present and in fine condition!

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FLOWER LEGENDS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Hilda Murray. Illustrated by J.S. Eland.
Stock no. 2126687
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1ST 1901. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour plates. A few marks to covers; some nicks to cloth at top and tail of spine. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Some scuffing. Front joint is a bit cracked. Some marks to outer page edges and page margins.

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WELSH LEGENDS AND FOLK-TALES
Written by Gwyn Jones. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 1816362
Published by Oxford University Press. 1956. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth with gilt title to spine in title box. Pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. Boards grubby, mottling to front board. Endpapers grubby. Text block browned. Some foxing present. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and edge-worn with loss. '397' in ink to spine.

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WELSH LEGENDS AND FAIRY LORE
Written by David Parry-Jones. Illustrated by Ivor Owen.
Stock no. 1816361
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 181 pages. Browning to endpapers. Minor foxing to text block and prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and grubby to rear panel.

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THE ICELANDIC SAGAS
Written by Magnus Magnusson. Illustrated by Simon Noyes.
Stock no. 2125762
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Fine condition.

Volume I only. 12 sagas. Leather spine. Cloth covers with dramatic Viking design to front. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 809 pages. A few small foxspots to outer page edges. Contained in slip case in better than very good condition; a few light marks and scuffs.

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ROBIN OF THE MOVIES
Written by David Turner. Illustrated by Malcolm Baker.
Stock no. 2125380
Published by Yeoman Publishing. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. The Cinematic History of the Legendary Outlaw of Sherwood. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0951558803.

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THE MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD OF GREAT RENOWN, IN NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
Written by Howard Pyle. Illustrated by Howard Pyle.
Stock no. 2125378
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1888. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt titles and black and red decorations. B/w plates and illustrations. Wear to spine and cover edges. Free front endpaper is 2/3rds misisng. Some foxing and page browning.

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THE LEGENDARY BALLADS OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
Written by John S. Roberts.
Stock no. 2125368
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1868. Almost very good condition.

The Chandos Poets. Compiled and edited by Roberts. With original illustrations and steel portrait. Includes tales of Robin Hood. Looks like book has possibly been rebound at some time, with original spine laid down. Looks like a school crest has been gilded to front cover. Prize plate to front patsedown. Some foxing and page browning.

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ROBIN HOOD HIS MERRY EXPLOITS
Written by Charles Wilson. Illustrated by R.C. Smith.
Stock no. 2125367
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue leather spine and corners, blue cloth. Gilt title and decorations to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. All Time Tales Series. Top little piece of spine MISSING. Wear and some splitting to base of spine. Browning to corners. Prize plate to front pastedown. Some page edges are torn, into margins. Appears some pages and uncut edges, and they've been 'opened' untidily for someone to read the story.

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