Category: Fairy and Folk Tales


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Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian & Robert Lo Grippo (Illust. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 38748

Condition: Fine

The Collector's Library Of Best-Loved Books; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 543 pages; Full grain patterned brown leather with decorative titles and pictorial designs brightly in gilt to sides and spine. Unread copy is tightly bound and fresh. All edges gilt; hubbed spine and silk moire endleaves with silk bookmark sewn in. Illustrated in color by Lo Grippo. About as new. Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

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 additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 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 through to boards at edges. Binding shaken and with a split to the front joint in the endpage gutter. Otherwise sound and complete... 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 boards and laid in. Contents handled; boards rubbed. Reading copy. Fair only 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

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 entries for the book record it with 16 unnumbered pages. There are however 18 pages, with one leaf a cancel. Uncommon in condition.... View more info

Slovenske Rozpravky, Hadanky a Recnovanky

By: Chmelova, Elena & Jaroslav Vodrazka (Illust. )

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Bratislava, Mlade Leta: 1993

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 39452

ISBN: 8006005192

Condition: Very Good

Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 169 pages; Oversize HC in glossy color illustrated boards. Reprints the 1955 edition. Soundly bound and clean with just mild shelf evidence to externals. Illustrated throughout in color by Vodrazka. VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 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 designs by Hedvig Collin. Uncommon in the 1st edition. VG/G+ 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 fragile in the internal joints, but still sound and generally clean; graded down for institutional ownership indications. G+ thus 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 vignettes, many tissue guarded. Handsome copy. VG++ 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

The Grandfathers Speak; Native American Folk Tales of the Lenape People

By: Hitakonanulaxk

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Interlink Books: 1993

Seller ID: 38971

ISBN: 1566561280

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 134 pages; Trade size paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Solid clean copy; no marks. Just superficial shelf evidence to covers. VG+ View more info

Omjee the Wizard; Korean Folk Stories

By: Hulbert, Homer B. & Hildegard Lupprian (Illust. )

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Milton Bradley Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39347

Condition: Very Good-

Color toned plates; page edge embellishments; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 156 pages; 1st edition. Larger 8vo HC in original black cloth with pictorial title design to cover and spine in blue and orage. Soundly bound with clean, bright and complete contents. Titles at spine a bit dulled; trace soiling to boards. Handsomely illustratd throughout with color toned drawings bordering the text of each page along with a variety of toned pictorial drawings at the foot of each page. Frontis and about 6 full page plates along with color pictorial endpages. Mild shelf bumping to front corners; gift... 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 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 Firebird;

By: Manasek, Ludek

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts Inc.: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 38120

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

A Curtain Raiser Book; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 1st American edition. Soundly bound copy in original color illustrated dust jacket with publisher's $4.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket is rubbed and shelf worn at edges with several nicks and small chips. Jacket is sunned and fading at spine with only yhr author name in black remaining bold. Illustrated throughout with Manasek's lovely color designs. VG/G+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Mother Goose Rhymes, and Favorite Fairy Tales [2 Vols in 1]; with over 400 Illustrations

By: Marshall, Logan (compiler and Ed. ) & Julia Greene (Illust. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston: 1917

Seller ID: 35799

Condition: Very Good-

Color plates and b&w drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pages; Copyright 1917 but possibly 10 or so years later. John C. Winston, Philadelphia. 2 volumes bound as 1. "Mother Goose Rhymes" 256 pp with 300 illustrations and "Favorite Fairy Tales" 256 pp with over 100 illustrations. Soundly bound in publisher's decorative pictorial cloth with pictorial design in orange, black and cream to the slate blue cloth. Pictorial endpages. About 15 color plates on glossy stock, many signed Julia Greene in the image panel. Otherwise profusely illustrated with b&w drawings. Cloth lightl... View more info

Undine; Or, the Water-Spirit; Also, Sintram & His Companions

By: Motte Fouque, Friedrich De La and Rev. Thomas Tracy (translation)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Willis P. Hazard: 1856

Seller ID: 14553

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; HC in publisher's dark blue cloth with ornate blind stamped border designs to boards and handsome Victorian title lettering in gilt to cover and spine. Boards beveled at edges; all page block edges gilt. Solid clean copy. Front endpage missing, presumably to remove prior ownership inscription. Cloth at spine ends lightly nicked and frayed; corners lightly bumped and rubbed with boards peeking through. Snug binding with bright fresh pages. Just light soiling to the front endpages. Rather nice copy; uncommon in this early American translation, probably the o... View more info

A Treasury of North American Folktales

By: Peck, Catherine E. (Ed. ) & Catherine Peck & Charles Johnson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1999

Seller ID: 30691

ISBN: 0393047415

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 380 pages; Larger format HC/DJ. Tight bright and neat in clean illustrated dust jacket. Some light shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges; a few tiny cracks and short closed tears at edges. Just mild crimp to boards at spine ends and a brief gift inscription penned to front endpage. Illustrated with b&w drawings. Neat unmarked copy. VG++/VG ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info