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Fairy Tales

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Myths, Legends, Folktales, Fables:Fairy Tales

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The Starlight Princess and Other Princess Stories, Downes, Belinda, and Annie Dalton
1 Downes, Belinda, and Annie Dalton The Starlight Princess and Other Princess Stories
London Dorling Kindersley 1999 0751374326 / 9780751374322 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto Belinda Downes 
109 pp. Creases to unclipped dustwrapper. Prev. owner's name inked to half-title page. Small creases to the margins of the first eight or ten pages. All else bright, clean and solidly bound. Includes a short section about the stories, which include adaptations from Andersen, the Grimm brothers, a Russian fairytale, an Indian Fairytale, a Zimbabwean folk tale, and a Norwegian folk tale. Illustrated with reproductions of embroideries by Delinda Downes. 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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Finn McCoul: The Legendary Irish Folk Hero, Gleeson, Brian
2 Gleeson, Brian Finn McCoul: The Legendary Irish Folk Hero
New York Rabbit Ears / Simon & Schuster 1995 0689802013 / 9780689802010 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Peter de Sève 
Shallow bump to lower edge of spine. A few light thumbing creases to pages. All else as new. "...As for Finn, he gets out of the scrape with his dignity intact -- well, most of it!" 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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About Wise Men and Simpletons: Tales from Grimm, Grimm. Translated By Elizabeth Shub
3 Grimm. Translated By Elizabeth Shub About Wise Men and Simpletons: Tales from Grimm
Hamish Hamilton 1972 0241022169 / 9780241022160 First British Very Good Very Good Octavo Nonny Hogrogian (etchings) 
118 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear (a bit of discoloration along the inside upper edge) to unclipped dustjacket. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "...the translation is the best available. The illustrations are equally good, simple, like the tales." -- John Gardner 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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4 Hans Christian Anderson Fairytales
Denmark Carlsen 2000 8756230184 / 9788756230186 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Svend Otto S 
138pp. Translated by Patricia Crampton. Numerous large colour illustrations. Contains 16 of Anderson's stories. Ink inscription to reverse of front flyleaf, otherwise excellent internally. Boards in excellent condition, with only very minor wear to corners. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Little Long Nose, Hauff, Wilhelm
5 Hauff, Wilhelm Little Long Nose
London Walker Books Ltd 1997 0744549620 / 9780744549621 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 12 mo Laura Stoddart 
96 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little sticker residue on back of DW. Internally bright and unmarked; solidly bound. Beautifully illustrated classic (written 1827) fairy tale. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Moonlight and Fairyland, Housman, Laurence
6 Housman, Laurence Moonlight and Fairyland
London Jonathan Cape 1978 0224014161 / 9780224014168 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Small Quarto Pauline Martin 
128 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dw. Slight cant to spine. Upper edge of text block tinted blue; tint a little rubbed. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. Fairytales by the brother of A. E. Housman (first published 1895-1904), with 15 full-page colour illustrations by Pauline Martin. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Old Witch Boneyleg, Manning-Sanders, Ruth
7 Manning-Sanders, Ruth Old Witch Boneyleg
Brighton, Sussex Angus & Robertson (UK) 1978 0207957347 / 9780207957345 First Hard Cover Good Good Small Quarto Kilmeny Niland 
94 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light general and edgewear to boards. Foxing to edges of text block. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Previous owner's name in coloured pencil to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. "These 13 folk and fairy tales have been gatherred from all round the world from countries as far apart as Australia [The Bunyip] and Russia, Denmark and Hungary." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Favourite Fairy Tales, Mulherin, Jennifer (editor
8 Mulherin, Jennifer (editor Favourite Fairy Tales
London Granada 1982 0246118814 / 9780246118813 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Quarto Various 
96 pp. Little Red Riding-Hood, Conderella, Sleeping Beauty, Blue Beard, Puss in Boots, Little Thumb, Toads and Diamonds, and Ricky of the Tuft. "The background to each story is explored in separate introductions and the work of the best-loved illustrators -- among them Gustav Dore, Heath Robinson, George Cruikshank and Walter Crane -- is included to show changing styles and treatment. The work of just one illustrator is chosen to accompany each individual story." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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9 Nesbit, E. Beauty And The Beast
Middlesex, England Penguin Books Ltd. 1988 0723235406 / 9780723235408 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Julia Christie 
48 pp. Dustjacket, is now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped, but has very faint discolouration along upper edge. Upper edge of text block is faintly foxed. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Grimm Tales for Young and Old, Pullman, Philip
10 Pullman, Philip Grimm Tales for Young and Old
London Penguin Classics 2012 1846140269 / 9781846140266 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Octavo 
405 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket, including a short, closed tear to the back panel. Book is as new. "All we need is the word 'Once...' and we're off." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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11 Reeves, James Snow-White and Rose-Red and Other Folk Stories from Germany
London Oxford University Press 1970 First Laminated Pictorial Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Irwin, Stewart 
62 pgs. Cover has a few small dents along the bottom front edge. Contents: Snow-White and Rose-Red; Rapunzel; Simple Jack; The Cock, the Cat and the Scythe; The Biggest Turnip in the World; The Witch's Castle; A Story With No End. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Water of Life: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm, Rogasky, Barbara
12 Rogasky, Barbara The Water of Life: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm
New York Holiday House 1986 0823405524 / 9780823405527 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Large 0ctavo 
Extremely light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Foxing to half-title page. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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13 Rowe, Jennifer Angela's Mandrake: & Other Feisty Fables
New South Wales Allen&Unwin Australia 2000 1865083941 / 9781865083940 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
89 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in archival Mylar, is not price clipped. Very light edgewear to boards, esp. at top and base of backstrip. Internally as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Devil's Trousers: A Folktale from Bologna, Saxby, Maurice
14 Saxby, Maurice The Devil's Trousers: A Folktale from Bologna
Milsons Point NSW Red Fox / Random House 2000 0091831652 / 9780091831653 Reprint Paperback Very Good Quarto Julie Gross 
Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to page edges. Internally bright and unmarked; solidly bound. "Although Sandrino's wish was granted, not even he could have guessed what price he would have to pay." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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15 The Brothers Grimm; Anthea Bell (trans.) The Fisherman And His Wife
Saxonville, USA Picture Book Studio 1989 0887080723 / 9780887080722 First English Language thus Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Alan Marks 
26 pp. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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New Arrivals: Books we've just listed
The Water of Life: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm, Rogasky, Barbara
The Water of Life: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm
Rogasky, Barbara
17.00 AUD

Old Witch Boneyleg, Manning-Sanders, Ruth
Old Witch Boneyleg
Manning-Sanders, Ruth
18.00 AUD

About Wise Men and Simpletons: Tales from Grimm, Grimm. Translated By Elizabeth Shub
About Wise Men and Simpletons: Tales from Grimm
Grimm. Translated By Elizabeth Shub
18.00 AUD

Grimm Tales for Young and Old, Pullman, Philip
Grimm Tales for Young and Old
Pullman, Philip
16.00 AUD

Finn McCoul: The Legendary Irish Folk Hero, Gleeson, Brian
Finn McCoul: The Legendary Irish Folk Hero
Gleeson, Brian
25.00 AUD

 
 


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