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Arabian Nights

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Children's Press:

Seller ID: 001251

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards with yellow cloth spine. Undated edition, previous owner inscription to front free endpaper dated 1933. Significant rubbing to edges and corners, sunning and pressure marks to rear cover. Foxing and mottling to endpapers. Eight full page colour illustrations by Robinson, Enoch Ward and A.A. Dixon. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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The Bunny Boys and Red Riding Hood: A Story for Young Folk

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Seller ID: 002279

Condition: Near Very Good


Undated. Stapled pamphlet book; 16pp. Staples rusting to centrefold have stained other pages. View more info

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Dick Whittington (An Heirloom All-Colour Book)

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Heirloom Library:

Seller ID: 003004

Condition: Good


Undated edition. Glazed pictorial boards, red cloth spine, no dustwrapper. Bumped and rubbed corners and spine ends; previous owner details completed (dated 1953); light marking/foxing to pages. View more info

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The Red Bull of Norroway and Other Favourite Tales

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Devon, Gulliver Books Ltd.:

Seller ID: 003133

Condition: Good


No 26 in the Gulliver Popular Library Series. Undated edition. Small format stapled pictorial covers; 48pp; b/w ills. Creased lower corner; light marking inside cover; staples rusting to centrefold. Eleven fairy tales from around the world including Scottish, Red Indian, Basque and Norse tales. View more info

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Old King Cole

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: The Children's Press:

Seller ID: 004490

Condition: Good


Undated. Stapled pictorial card covers; 8pp; red, black and white ills. Covers rubbed to edges and corners, lightly marked and creased; spotting and browning to pages. View more info

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The Old Ballad of The Babes in the Wood

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005098

ISBN: 0370011341

Condition: Near Fine


Matt pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 28pp plus editor's notes; colour and b/w ills, Boards have a touch of bumping to lower corners. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to corners with a couple of light marks and 3cm tear to lower edge of rear panel. View more info

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Stories for the Nursery

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 006523

Condition: Good


Undated. Pictorial boards with red cloth spine, no dustwrapper; two colour plates plus b/w ills. Boards worn to corners and a little grubby with several dents to edges; previous owner prize inscription dated 1926 to front endpaper; small surface tear to base of frontis; occasional light mark to pages. A collection of fairy tales including ''Snow-White and Rose-Red' and 'The Enchanted Hind'. View more info

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Hop o' My Thumb

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Birn Brothers Ltd:

Seller ID: 009019

Condition: Good


Miniature format (80mm x 90mm) pictorial card covers; 32pp; b/w ills. Paper covering starting to split to spine edge. View more info

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The Treasure Book of Fairy Tales

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Juvenile Productions Ltd.:

Seller ID: 009123

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards with red cloth spine in matching dustwrapper; colour frontis with b/w and two tone ills. Label pasted on to front pastedown dated 1944 from Kent based printers Headley Brothers reading 'With best wishes for Christmas and the New Year and a speedy return to Peace'. Pages a little musty. Dustwrapper is rubbed to edges with some creasing and small nicks to spine ends. Includes 'The Great White Bear and the Trolls' and 'Rabbit's Eyes'. View more info

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The Wonderful Story of Sleeping Beauty

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd: 1979

Seller ID: 010181

ISBN: 0603016383

Condition: Near Very Good


A Dean Board Book. Pictorial boards with cloth spine; colour ills. Light rubbing and tanning to cover with couple of scratches. View more info

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Tales from the Arabian Nights

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 010544

Condition: Near Very Good


Brown cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 281pp; colour ills; signed and dated by Brian Wildsmith to reverse of front endpaper. Slight lean to spine; small ink mark to front endpaper and pastedown and fore edge of page block.Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges with small chip to head of spine but colours still bright and vibrant. Includes 'The Story of the Magic Horse', 'The Story of Aladdin' and 'The Story of Sindbad the Sailor'. View more info

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Tales from the Arabian Nights

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Cumberlege/Oxford University Press: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011410

Condition: Near Very Good


Oxford Illustrated Classics. Blue cloth boards with gilt lamp vignette to front in wraparound pictorial dustwrapper; 299pp; eight colour plate. Light rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, creased nicked and chipped to edges, corners and spine ends. View more info

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Aesop's Fables

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan Children's Books: 1981

Seller ID: 009962

ISBN: 0333322029

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Fairy Gold

By: AINSWORTH, Ruth

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009433

ISBN: 434925853

Condition: Near Very Good


Brown cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 120pp; b/w ills. Boards lightly rubbed to spine ends; toning, light thmbing and occasional small mark to pages. price clipped dustwrapper is sunned and discoloured to spone with rubbing to edges, causing laminate to start to peel. Favourite fairy tales retold for the very young. View more info

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Fairy Tales By Hans Andersen

By: ANDERSEN, Hans

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 006591

ISBN: 0216884969

Condition: Near Very Good


Brown cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 136pp; colour and b/w ills; retold by E.Jean Robertson from the original English version by Caroline Peachey. Light bumping to upper edge of front board; toning and occasional small mark to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has creasing and rubbing to head of spine with chipping to corners and rubbing to edges; small spots of surface lifting to rear, light sunning to spine and light stain to upper corner. View more info

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Fairy Tales and Legends

By: ANDERSEN, Hans

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1974

Seller ID: 007988

ISBN: 0370010388

Condition: Good


Ninth impression. Hardback in pictorial dustwrapper; 470pp; b/w ills by Rex Whistler. Dustwrapper laminated to boards with flaps rather sticky; previous owner name to reverse of front endpaper. View more info

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The Ugly Duckling and Other Tales

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Sandle Brothers Ltd:

Seller ID: 002873

Condition: Good


Small format pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 32pp; b/w/pink ills; translated by Dr A.W.Dulcken. Rubbing and bumping to spine ends of boards; tanning to pages; repaired rear hinge. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned, marked to rear panel, chipped and torn with tape repairs to reverse split edges, tape visible to lower corner of front panel, now in removable sleeve. View more info

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Jack the Numskull/The Steadfast Tin Soldier

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Denmark, KRT-Products: 1977

Seller ID: 005058

ISBN: 8787689022

Condition: Near Very Good


Famous Fairy Tales as Painting Books Series. Landscape stapled pictorial card covers; small colour ills to text with full page b/w ills to colour; translated from the Danish by David Hohnen. Covers lightly rubbed to edges; slight crinkle to lower edge; rusting to staples; illustrations are clean and unpainted. View more info

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The Snow Queen

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Floris Books: 1991

Seller ID: 007692

ISBN: 0863151280

Condition: Good


Glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; colour ills. Slight bow to boards; light scuffing to surface. View more info

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales (Early Reader Series No.3)

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hampster Books:

Seller ID: 007855

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards with red cloth spine, no dustwrapper; 78pp; b/w ills. Boards rubbed and worn to corners; cloth spine a little grubby; previous owner details to title page; small nick and crease to upper edge of first few pages. View more info