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Fairy Tales

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Myths, Legends, Folktales, Fables:Fairy Tales

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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales, Bettelheim, Bruno
1 Bettelheim, Bruno The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales
London Penguin 1991 0140137270 / 9780140137279 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo 
323 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Previous owner's name inked to first page. Otherwise internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Wise, profound, imaginative" -- A.S. Byatt in The Times 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Bianca & Roja, Brinsmead, Hesba
2 Brinsmead, Hesba Bianca & Roja
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1990 0044421591 / 9780044421597 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
108 pp. Dustjacket, now protected, is very slightly wrinkled along the top. Corners of book are very slightly bumped. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled, tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Starlight Princess and Other Princess Stories, Downes, Belinda, and Annie Dalton
3 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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The Glass Heart, Gardner, Sally
4 Gardner, Sally The Glass Heart
London Orion 2001 1858818419 / 9781858818412 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Quarto 
As new. Children's picture book. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Finn McCoul: The Legendary Irish Folk Hero, Gleeson, Brian
5 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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Household Stories from the collection of the Bros. Grimm: translated from the German By Lucy Crane and Done into Pictures by Walter Crane, Grimm Brothers, translated by Edgar Taylor
6 Grimm Brothers, translated by Edgar Taylor Household Stories from the collection of the Bros. Grimm: translated from the German By Lucy Crane and Done into Pictures by Walter Crane
London Macmillan 1979 0333273885 / 9780333273883 Facsimile Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo Walter Crane 
269 pgs. General and edgewear, including chips, creases, short tears, to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to board edges. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Upper edge of text block tinted. Bound-in placekeeping ribbon. Facsimile of the 1882 original edition. Sepia illustrations. Contains The Sleeping Beauty, The Rabbit's Bride, Six Soldiers of Fortune, Clever Grethel, the Death of the Hen, Hans in Luck, The Goose Girl, The Raven, The Frog Prince, Cat and Mouse in Partnership, The Wolf and the Seven Goslings, Faithful John, The Wonderful Musician, The Twelve Brothers, The Vagabonds, The Brother and Sister, Rapunzel, The Three Little Men in the Wood, The Three Spinsters, Hansel and Grethel, The White Snake, The Straw the Coal and the Bean, The fisherman and His Wife, The Gallant Tailor, Aschenputtel, The Mouse the Bird and the Sausage, Mother Hulda, Little Red-Cap, The Bremen Town Musicians, Prudent Hans, Clever Else, The Table the Ass and the Stick, Tom Thumb, HGow Mrs Fox Married Again, The Elves, The Robber Bridegroom, Mr. Korbes, Tom Thumb's Travels, The Almond Tree, Old Sultan, The Six Swans, The Sleeping Beauty, King Thrushbeard, Snow-white, The Knapsack the Hat and the Horn, Rumpelstiltskin, Roland, The Golden Bird, The Dog and the Sparrow, Fred and Kate, The Little Farmer, The Queen Bee, The Golden Goose. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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About Wise Men and Simpletons: Tales from Grimm, Grimm. Translated By Elizabeth Shub
7 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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8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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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13 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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Beauty and the Beast, Perrault, Charles (retold)
14 Perrault, Charles (retold) Beauty and the Beast
New York Rizzoli International 1991 0847813681 / 9780847813681 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo Moore, Charles 
Picture story book. Colour illustrations throughout. Corners very lightly bumped, boards with very light edgewear. Dustjacket with some very light general wear. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Snow-White and Rose-Red and Other Folk Stories from Germany, Reeves, James
15 Reeves, James Snow-White and Rose-Red and Other Folk Stories from Germany
London Oxford University Press 1970 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo Irwin, Stewart 
62 pgs. Cover has a few small dents along the bottom front edge. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. 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: 15.00 AUD
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The Water of Life: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm, Rogasky, Barbara
16 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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17 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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Beauty and the Beast, Perrault, Charles (retold)
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Snow-White and Rose-Red and Other Folk Stories from Germany, Reeves, James
Snow-White and Rose-Red and Other Folk Stories from Germany
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15.00 AUD

Bianca & Roja, Brinsmead, Hesba
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Brinsmead, Hesba
15.00 AUD

Favourite Fairy Tales, Mulherin, Jennifer (editor
Favourite Fairy Tales
Mulherin, Jennifer (editor
15.00 AUD

Little Long Nose, Hauff, Wilhelm
Little Long Nose
Hauff, Wilhelm
15.00 AUD

 
 


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