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Legends, Myths & Fables

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Legends, Myths & Fables

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Aesop's Fables
1 Aesop's Fables
London Macmillan Children's Books 1981 0333322029 / 9780333322024 Hard Cover Very Good Good HOLDER, Heidi 
Orange boards with beige cloth spine in pictorial dustwrapper; 25pp; colour ills. Toning and light thumbing to pages which are a little musty. Dustwrapper is rubbed and curled to edges with a number of chips and light sunning to spine. Nine illustrated fables from Aesop. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Stories from Wales (As Told in Jackanory)
2 Stories from Wales (As Told in Jackanory)
London BBC 1969 0563085851 / 9780563085850 Paperback Good FRONT, Charles 
Pictorial card covers; 80pp; b/w ills. Tanning to cover with bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners; previous owner name to intro page; light tanning to pages. Stories include 'The Story of Rhiannon' and 'The Fairy Bridge' as told on Jackanory by Ray Smith. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Enid Blyton's Brer Rabbit Again, BLYTON, Enid
3 BLYTON, Enid Enid Blyton's Brer Rabbit Again
London Dean & Son Ltd 1963 Hard Cover Good Fair LODGE, Grace 
Green boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 184pp; b/w ills. Boards bumped to corners with sunning to spine ends; browning to pages. Dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with a number of chips and small tears with small losses to spine ends. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Knights of the Round Table, BLYTON, Enid
4 BLYTON, Enid The Knights of the Round Table
London Latimer House Ltd 1950 Hard Cover Good Poor GELL, Kathleen 
Green cloth boards in wraparound pictorial dustwrapper; 96pp; b/w ills. Slight lean to spine and splay to boards; cloth sunned and marked; occasional mark to pages. Price clipped dustwrapper has suffered losses and large chips to all edges and front panel with significant rubbing and creasing. The legend of King Arthur retold by Enid Blyton. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Bloodsong, BURGESS, Melvin
5 BURGESS, Melvin Bloodsong
London Andersen Press 2005 1842701797 / 9781842701799 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 322pp Signed by Author
Red boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Seam just visible between half-title and title page where author has signed, light tanning to page edges, Minimal edge wear to dustwrapper. A compelling story of love and destruction, based loosely on the pagan Volsunga Saga. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Crimson Chalice, CANNING, Victor
6 CANNING, Victor The Crimson Chalice
London Heinemann 1976 0434107891 / 9780434107896 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Near Very Good 
Blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 182pp. Foxing/marking to upper edge of endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly sunned to spine with tanning to upper edges of inner flaps. The first in a trilogy loosely based on the epic of King Arthur. 
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My Book of Fables, COLLINSON, Laurence
7 COLLINSON, Laurence My Book of Fables
Odhams Books 1969 Hard Cover Good GORDE, Monique 
Large format glazed pictorial boards; colour ills; translated from the French by W.d'Enno. Rubbing and bumping to corners; light scuffing to surface of boards; sunning to spine title; occasional mark to pages. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Badgerman and Bogwitch, DIGGLE, Giles
8 DIGGLE, Giles Badgerman and Bogwitch
London Faber and Faber 1994 0571171656 / 9780571171651 First Paperback Paperback Very Good Signed by Author
Pictorial card covers; 176pp; inscribed by author to previous owner on title page. Light rubbing to cover edges; toning to pages. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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In Blue Bird Time, DONALDSON, Ellen Miller
9 DONALDSON, Ellen Miller In Blue Bird Time
Massachusetts Milton Bradley Company 1926 Hard Cover Good Plus LUPPRIAN, Hildegard 
Pictorial boards with blue cloth spine, no dustwrapper; 160pp; orange/black/blue ills. Rubbing and bumping to board corners with light marking to cover; foxing/spotting to endpapers and occasionally to pages. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Dragon of Og, GODDEN, Rumer
10 GODDEN, Rumer The Dragon of Og
Macmillan Children's Books 1981 0333317319 / 9780333317310 First Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good Very Good BAYNES, Pauline 
Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 60pp; colour and b/w ills. Previous bookseller ticket to front pastedown; tanning to pages which are rather musty. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges with small nick to one corner. A poetic story based on an old legend of the Scottish Lowlands. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Myths & Legends of the Middle Ages: Their Origin and Influence on Literature and Art, GUERBER, H.A.
11 GUERBER, H.A. Myths & Legends of the Middle Ages: Their Origin and Influence on Literature and Art
London George G.Harrap & Co. 1925 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Fair POGANY, Willy et al 
Green cloth boards with gilt lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; xv, 405pp plus adverts; colour frontis and 3 further colour plates plus b/w plates by various illustrators including Pogany; untrimmed page edges. Foxing to page block edges; cloth lightly rubbed to extremities with couple of small nicks to spine ends. Dustwrapper is very fragile with splits to spine edges, numerous chips, nicks and small losses to edges with some tape repairs to reverse; darkening to spine. Contents include 'Beowulf', 'Merlin' and 'The Round Table'. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Knight of the Golden Plain, HUNTER, Mollie
12 HUNTER, Mollie The Knight of the Golden Plain
London Hamish Hamilton 1983 0241107725 / 9780241107720 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 48pp SIMONT, Marc 
Orange cloth in pictorial dustwrapper. Light tanning to outer page edges, small tear to upper hinge between pastedown and ffep, thumbing to pages. Dustwrapper is unclipped with minor edgewear and light tanning. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Robin Hood and His Merry Foresters, JOHNSON, S.C.
13 JOHNSON, S.C. Robin Hood and His Merry Foresters
London Foulsham & Co Hard Cover Good Good 126pp 190mm x 130mm ATHERLEY, L.Thomas & M'CONNELL, Jas E. 
Undated edition. Red boards in pictorial unclipped dustwrapper. Indentation mark to rear board; foxing to prelims and title page. Dustwrapper is rubbed with light creasing to edges, chipping to head of spine; rear panel is rather grubby. Foulsham's Boy and Girl Fiction Library. Line illustrations by Atherley, five colour plates by M'Connell. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Mythical Creatures, KITCHEN, Bert
14 KITCHEN, Bert Mythical Creatures
Cambridge Lutterworth Press 1986 0718826469 / 9780718826468 First Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good Good 
Landscape glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills; map endpapers. Boards bumped to lower corners; toning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly tanned with rubbing to edges, chips to corners and small puncture to spine edge. A portrayal of some of the mythical beasts of the ancient Mediterranean lands. 
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The Rich Man and the Shoemaker, LA FONTAINE
15 LA FONTAINE The Rich Man and the Shoemaker
London Oxford University Press 1972 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good WILDSMITH, Brian 
Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Boards marked by tape from dustwrapper edges; rubbing to edges and bumping to corners; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and curled to edges with small mark to title on rear panel; reverse of dw has adhesive tape from remains of original covering, now in new removable sleeve. A fable examining whether it is better to be poor and happy or rich and miserable. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table - From Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, LANIER, Sidney (Ed.)
16 LANIER, Sidney (Ed.) King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table - From Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur
London Macdonald Hard Cover Very Good Good FLORIAN 
Illustrated Junior Library. Copyright date 1950. Red and black knights on beige pictorial cloth in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 280pp; coloured top edge; pictorial endpapers; colour and b/w ills. Boards lightly bumped to spine ends; previous owner name to front endpaper; toning to pages. Dustwrapper is rubbed and chipped, lightly sunned to spine, with a couple of small tears; tape has been applied to the reverse side edges, now in removable sleeve. A version of the Arthurian epic which closely follows Malory, edited only for easier reading, including tales of Excalibur, Sir Galahad and the Quest for the Holy Grail, Tristram and Isolde, and more. 
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Illustrated Myths of Native America: The Northeast, Southeast, Great Lakes and Great Plains, MCNEESE, Tim
17 MCNEESE, Tim Illustrated Myths of Native America: The Northeast, Southeast, Great Lakes and Great Plains
London Blandford 1998 0713726660 / 9780713726664 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good HOOK, Richard 
Green boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; 160pp; bibliography; colour ills. Boards lightly rubbed to foot of spine; pages toned. Dustwrapper has very light rubbing to edges. Sixty stories of myth and legend from four Native American tribal regions. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Sleeping Sword, MORPURGO, Michael
18 MORPURGO, Michael The Sleeping Sword
London Egmont 2002 0749748524 / 9780749748524 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 118pp FOREMAN, Michael 
Navy boards with silver decoration and lettering in pictorial dustwrapper. Previous owner name in pen twice and erased pencil mark to ffep. Toning to pages. Dustwrapper is unclipped with minor edgewear and indentation marks. An Arthurian fantasy. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Birds of a Feather : And Other Aesop's Fables, PAXTON, Tom
19 PAXTON, Tom Birds of a Feather : And Other Aesop's Fables
New York Morrow Junior Books 1993 0688104002 / 9780688104009 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good RAYEVSKY, Robert 
Glazed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper. Toning to pages. Minor edgewear and scuffing to dustwrapper. A selection of Aesop's fables retold by Paxton in verse. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Shadow of the Hawk, REEVES, James
20 REEVES, James The Shadow of the Hawk
London Collins 1972 0001844628 / 9780001844629 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good DALTON, Anne 
Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 153pp; b/w ills. Tanning and spotting to pages; red pen mark to front free endpaper. Dustwrapper is unclipped with rubbing to edges and spine ends, sunning to spine, 3cm tear and creasing to lower edge. A collection of stories from the 'Lays of Marie de France', French narrative poems of courtly love and chivalric adventure, made available for children for the first time.. 
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