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THE ROMANCE OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Written by Alfred W. Pollard; D'Arthur Malory's Morte. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131378
Published by Easton Press. 2011. Fine condition.

Large format. Cream leather with raised bands to spine, gilt titles and decorations. Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition, to 400 copies. Adapted by Pollard. Mohawk Superfine eggshell finish paper especially milled by Mohawk Fine Papers, Cohoes, New York. Cowhide leather imported from Italy by Cortina Leathers of New York. Lithography by Falcon Press, Nashville, Tennessee. Custom binding by Kingsport Book, Church Hill, Tennessee. This Easton Press edition reproduces the contents of the original as first published in 19717 by MacMillan and Company, Limited, London. Contains 16 colour plates and other b/w illustrations and plates. All edges gilt. A stunning book. Heavy! This is Copy No. 5, stated on first title page and to original certificate, which is still present and inserted loosely at front. All plates are present and in fine condition. Contained in original clip case which is in slightly better than very good condition; a few small marks. An absolutely stunning edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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HERO-TALES AND LEGENDS OF THE SERBIANS
Written by Woislav M. Petrovitch. Illustrated by William Sewell; Gilbert James.
Stock no. 2131255
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

Light brown cloth with dark titles and decorations. 32 colour plates. Preface by Chedo Miyatovich. Couple of small splits to top of spine. Corners are bumped. Marks to covers. Front endpaper removed. Page edge browning and some foxing.
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ROBIN OF THE MOVIES
Written by David Turner. Illustrated by Malcolm Baker.
Stock no. 2131252
Published by Yeoman Publishing. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. The Cinematic History of the Legendary Outlaw of Sherwood. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0951558803. Creasing to cover corners. Contents are excellent.
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ROBIN OF SHERWOOD
Written by Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1317822
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A magical, spine-tingling retelling of the heroic tale of Robin Hood. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers. 123 pages. 11.25 x 8.5". Large format. ISBN: 185793718X. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.
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ALADDIN AND HIS LAMP
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131095
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Very good condition.

Small format (3.5 x 3"). Pictorial cardwraps. 30 pages. B/w illustrations. Small nicks to top and tail of spine. Foxing to outer page edges.
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STORIES OF THE STARS
Written by Denise Vale. Illustrated by Denise Vale.
Stock no. 1817664
Published by G. Bell & Sons. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A book to appeal to a child's imagination, sense of discovery and delight in patterns. Legends of the stars and constellations. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w maps of constellations to endpapers. Text and illustrations in blue. ISBN: 0713516615. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at edges with slight loss and grubby to rear panel.
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BRITISH MYTHS AND LEGENDS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Richard Barber. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
Stock no. 2130878
Published by Folio Society. 5th 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Three volumes: Marvels and Magic; Heroes and Saints; History and Romance. Burgundy cloth spines. Pictorial boards depicting Excalibur. B/w illustrations. Slip case is very good - a few scuff marks; one sticky mark to rear.
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LEGENDS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Written by Barbara Ker Wilson. Illustrated by Maria Calati.
Stock no. 2130874
Published by Paul Hamlyn. 2nd 1968. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Adventures from History Series. King Arthur and his knights - illustrated in colour. Browning to cover edges. Corners are bumped. Black mark to rear cover. Wrapper is torn with a few pieces of loss; also creased.
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THE TRUE STORY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Lockhart Bogle; Lucien Davis; H.J. Ford; C. H. M. Kerr; Lancelot Speed.
Stock no. 2130450
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 3rd 1894. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, elaborate gilt decoration to front cover, vignette to spine. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Front joint is a bit cracked. Some foxing throughout.
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TANGLEWOOD TALES
Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1317746
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Lovely beige decorated cloth with gilt title blocks. 14 superb colour plates. 236 pages. Original slipcase has a few small marks and is rubbed to one corner.
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THE SILVER TREASURE
Written by Geraldine McCaughrean. Illustrated by Bee Willey.
Stock no. 2129870
Published by Orion Children's Books. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Myths and Legends of the World series. 23 short stories with colour illustrations. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 1858811392. Wrapper has some light wear to top of spine.
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RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2129796
Published by Heinemann. 1974. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 043495859X. Covers are very stained. Browning to outer page edges. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; foxed to verso; minimal loss.
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