Category: Fairy and Folk Tales


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Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales, Four Volumes (Complete)

By: Anderson, Hans Christian and Svend Larson, Ed.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Denmark, Flensted: 1964

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 27318


Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

B&W Illustrations; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Complete 4 volume set. Later printing. Snugly bound and clean in glossy illustrated dust jackets. Light shelf/handling wear to jackets at edges; top edge of volume 3's jacket is slighty more worn with mild crimping and corners worn. Superficial toning to spine of volume 2. Prior owner's name penned to front endpage of each volume; all volumes otherwise unmarked. Solid copies. VG/VG- ... Oversize book/set may require addition... View more info

The Arabian Nights' Entertainments New Edition, Revised : with One Hundred and Eighty Three Illustrations

By: Anon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Brothers: 1895

Seller ID: 35531

Condition: Good

Mcloughlin # 2782; Chromo-lithograph cover and frontis; woodcuts; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 285 pages; Oversize HC 4to in publisher's glazed color lithograph illustrated paper covered boards, with green 1/4 cloth backed spine. McLoughlin catalog #2782 lettered in the cover design. Illustrated with a handsome chromolithograph frontis plate and over 180 woodcuts. 285pp. Gilt title design to cloth spine is faded but dimly legible. Paper rubbed with abrasion and rub throu... View more info

The Butterfly's Ball And The Grasshopper's Feast

By: Ballantyne, R. M. and William Roscoe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons: 1882

Seller ID: 29460

Condition: Fair

Color frontis and b/w ills; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 72 pages; HC in small format. Original green cloth with pictorial design and titles in black to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. A worn shabby copy with a vertical crack down the title page resulting in loss of almost half of the title page. Color frontis present along with all internal illustrations, sheet music pages and text. lacking endpages at rear; inner hinges split with text block laid loose from the boar... View more info

Tannhauser and the Mountain of Venus; A Study in the Legend of the Germanic Paradise

By: Barto, Philip Stephan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23310

Condition: Very Good+

Frontis; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 258 pages; Hardcover in green cloth boards with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Snug, solid and neat. Corners, edges and spine ends lightly rubbed. Pages slightly toned. Tissue guarded frontis. Text in English and German. VG+ View more info

A Treasury of Eskimo Tales

By: Bayliss, Clara K., and George Carlson (illus)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1922

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 34328

Condition: Good

Color Plates; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 135 pages; Rebound in heavy library cloth with titles struck in gilt to spine. Illustrated with 4 color plates on glossy stock. Ex-library copy with expected institutional indications. Contents clean and complete; snugly bound. G+ View more info

Folk Tales of Salishan and Sahaptin Tribes collected by James A. Teit et al (Memoirs of the American Folk-Lore Society, Vol XI)

By: BOAS, Franz (ed.) & James E. Teit, Livingston Farrand; et. al. (collectors)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA & New York, American Folk Lore Society: 1917

Seller ID: 33346

Condition: Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; HC has been rebacked with original titled cloth laid down over new spine cloth; retins original boards. Prior ownership of a college library with enpages refreshed and a "Preservation" ink stamp to rear endpage with a penciled 1996 date. Text block sound and clean, though an internal split in the binding is present between the half-title and title page. Original cloth boards rubb at edges and more so at corners with board mat... View more info

The Busy Bees

By: Bohatta Morpurgo, Ida & June Head

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Munich, Ars Sacra Joseph Mueller: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31707

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket

Color Illustrations; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 18 pages; 1st edition. Small format hardcover in color illustrated paper covered board with original glassine dust jacket. Snug bright and very neat with just a few trivial nicks to paper along the board edges and trace rub at corner tips. Glassine dust jacket is toned and missing some large chips at edges. Charmingly illustrated with color "Bee-folk" renderings by Bohatta. Worth noting is that bibliographic entrie... View more info

Fairy Tales of the Orient

By: Buck, Pearl S. & Jeanyee Wong (Illust. )

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35601

Condition: Good

Color toned illust; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages; HC in publisher's original glazed color pictorial boards. Soundly bound and decent but ex-library with remanants of library attachments to rear endpages, call number penned to spine and library stamsp at front inked out. Light fray to cloth at spine ends and 2 front corners. Cotnets bright and clean soundly bound. G View more info

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

By: Collin, Hedvig (Illust. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34736

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; 1st edition of this Collin illustrated edition. Snugly bound in thatched yellow cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Original pale yellow dust jacket with color pictorial panel mounted to the front panel and title lettering in black. Jacket is lightly toned at spine with some shelf soiling to panels; chips and nicks from the rubbed edges. Color pictorial endpages, 8 color plates on glossy stock and 9 b/w plates from... View more info

Popular Poetry of the Baloches. [Vol. 1 & 2 Bound in One. ]

By: Dames, Longworth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, David Nutt (Publications of the Folk-Lore Society: 1907

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 33439

Condition: Good+

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 428 pages; HC soundly bound in original terra cotta colored cloth with decorative bordering and titles in black and gilt. 1st edition, limited to 1000 copies, not numbered. 2 volumes bound as one. 204; 224 pp with separate title pages. But with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Cloth with a short closed tear at crown of spine and light shelf rubbing at extremities. Endpages fragi... View more info

Fables De La Fontaine, Illustrees De 100 Gravures

By: Fontaine and Desandré, J. & W. H. Freeman & Decembre Alonnier (Preface)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, Bernardin - Beche: 1882

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 27935

Condition: Very Good+

Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages; Cased in blue cloth with gilt titled leather title label to spine. Original pictorial wraps bound in. Snugly bound and neat with untrimmed edges; top edge gilt and silk book mark sewn in. Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto “Victor et Fidelis” is mounted to front pastedown. Light binder’s glue toning to pastedowns but otherwise the contents are bright snug and very neat. Profusely illustrated with engraved vi... View more info

The World of the Irish Wonder Tale; An Introduction to the Study of Fairy Tales

By: Gose, Elliott B

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1985

Seller ID: 30208

ISBN: 0802056466

Condition: Good+

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 228 pages; HC in mustard yellow cloth with title lettering in dark green. Snugly bound and neat. Light ex-library indications including a bookplate and pocket/slip in front and library stamp to title page and text block edges. Binding is slightly shaken in the spine but remains sound and neat with crisp clean contents. Aside from library indications near VG but graded to redlect institutional ownership. G+ View more info

Fables De La Fontaine. Tome II (Only) ; Edition Illustrée Par Grandville. Nouvelle Edition

By: Grandville, J. -J. (Illust. ) & La Fontaine

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, H. Fournier Ainé: 1839

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 34307

Condition: Good+

52 engraved plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Tome II only of two. In 1/2 morocco and marbled paper boards. Illustrated with 52 engraved plates, woodcut head and tail pieces. Leather dring and rubbed at spine and over joints. Shallow chip at crown; joints tender. Contents bright and neat with just mild occasional spotting. Prior ownership in ballpoint to the front flyleaf dated 1962. G+ thus View more info

Celtic Fairy Tales

By: Jacobs, Joseph & John D. Batten (Illust. )

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Pook Press: 2015

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 30203

ISBN: 1446533557

Condition: Fine

B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tight bright and fresh. Facsimile printing from the original plates. Illustrated with reproductions of b&w artwork by John Batten. Clean unmarked copy feels and appears unread and about as new. F View more info

Golden Hair and the Three Bears Bedtime Wonder Tales

By: Johnson, Clifton; and Harry L. Smith, (Illust. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1924

Seller ID: 16037

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 128 pages; Early printing. Bound in publisher's light brown cloth with pictorial design to cover and spine in orange and black. In original pictorial dust jacket with illustration matching that of the cover, but executed in a wider range of colors. Soundly bound copy has prior owner name penned neatly to front endpage along with a Christmas 1930 date. Page stock has expected but moderate toning. Illustrated with several color plates on gloss... View more info

Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book [SIGNED]

By: Jones, Terry & Brian Froud (illust.)

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Turner Publishing: 1994

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 31709

ISBN: 1570360626

Condition: Near Fine

4to 11" - 13" tall; 62 pages; Oversize HC in padded pictorial covers. 1st edition, 1st printing. Signed by Brian Froud on the half title page, with his distinctive goblin face doodle drawn above the signature. Bright, fresh copy, retaining the glossy pictorial fairy figure and the paper wrap/collar - both laid in at rear. Feels and appears as new. Handsome copy of the 1st edition. About Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or in... View more info

Fairy Tales

By: Jones, Terry & Michael Foreman (Illust. )

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 36013

ISBN: 0805238077

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

4to 11" - 13" tall; 127 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Snugly bound and clean in original glossy, color illustrated dust jacket. Just mild shelf evidence to jacket edges and surfaces. Profusely illustrated in color by Michael Foreman. Handsome and clean with just light shelf/handling evidence. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Once Again, La Fontaine; Sixty More Fables, (Wesleyan Poetry with Audio CD)

By: Lafontaine, Jean De & David Schorr & John (Frw) Hollander & Norman R. Shapiro & Jean De La Fontaine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hanover, Wesleyan University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 30224

ISBN: 0819564575

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

B&W Illustrations; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 218 pages; Larger, square format HC/DJ. Tight bright and fresh in clean crisp edged dust jacket. Illustrated with b&w artwork. Sealed audio CD mounted in front. Just mild sunning to the light sensitive orange toned jacket at spine. Neat unmarked copy feells and appears unread. F/VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Almost Fairy Children; Or the Cozy Evenings of Brother and Sister

By: Lewis, Edwin Herbert [Caleb]; George F. Kerr (Illust. )

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25216

Condition: Very Good+

B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages View more info

The Gifts of the Child Christ; Fairy Tales and Stories for the Childlike In Two Volumes

By: MacDonald, George & Glenn Edward Sadler

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Eerdmans Publishing: 1979

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 35675

ISBN: 0802815189

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 590 pages; 2 volume set, complete. Trade sized paperbacks in glossy pictorial covers are bright, snug and very neat. Just trace shelf evidence to covers at edges and trace spotting to the page block edges. Brief gift inscription penned to the half-title page of each volume. Overall very neat and attractive. VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info