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Image for Stories from Wales (As Told in Jackanory)

Stories from Wales (As Told in Jackanory)

By: N/A

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, BBC: 1969

Seller ID: 009197

ISBN: 0563085851

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Story of Johnny Appleseed

By: ALIKI

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Surrey, World's Work Ltd: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010591

ISBN: 0437225003

Condition: Very Good


Fourth impression. Paper backed pictorial boards with green cloth spine in matching matt dustwrapper: colour and b/w ills by the author. Very slight outward lean to spine. Dustwrapper has light edgewear and small puncture to spine gutter. View more info

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The Knights of the Round Table

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Latimer House Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 007478

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Enid Blyton's Brer Rabbit Again

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd: 1963

Seller ID: 008340

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Tales of Long Ago

By: BLYTON, Enid

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd: 1965

Seller ID: 012201

ISBN: 060302613

Condition: Good


Rewards Series No.11. Glazed pictorial boards; 184pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to corners; light creasing and sunning to spine; tanning to pages. [819: X3] View more info

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Bloodsong

By: BURGESS, Melvin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Andersen Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001749

ISBN: 1842701797

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Crimson Chalice

By: CANNING, Victor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009466

ISBN: 0434107891

Condition: 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. View more info

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My Book of Fables

By: COLLINSON, Laurence

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Odhams Books: 1969

Seller ID: 009897

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Fables

By: DE LA FONTAINE, Jean

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Jupiter Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 012535

ISBN: 0904041263

Condition: Near Very Good


Red cloth boards with gilt lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 224pp; b/w ills by various illustrators including Dore; translated into English by Elizur Wright; various newspaper clippings and reviews laid in. Cloth rubbed to spine ends; small patch of colour lifting to front endpaper; light tanning to pages. Dustwrapper has a number of untidy creased tears with rubbing and chipping to edges and sunning to spine. Additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. [1019: D3] View more info

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Badgerman and Bogwitch

By: DIGGLE, Giles

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1994

Edition: First Paperback

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009930

ISBN: 0571171656

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 176pp; inscribed by author to previous owner on title page. Light rubbing to cover edges; toning to pages. View more info

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In Blue Bird Time

By: DONALDSON, Ellen Miller

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, Milton Bradley Company: 1926

Seller ID: 005258

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

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The Master Cat - The True and Unexpurgated Story of Puss in Boots

By: GARNETT, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012303

ISBN: 0333178378

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 137pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to lower corners. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges with a couple of small nicks and tears and sunned to spine. An exploration of feline folklore. [1019: T3] View more info

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Just So Stories for Little Children

By: KIPLING, Rudyard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012482

Condition: Good


The Young People's Edition. Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 228pp; b/w ills by the author. Boards bumped and rubbed to corners; previous owner name to front endpaper. Price-clipped dustwrapper is a bit tatty with rubbed, nicked and creased edges, chipped edges and ragged spine ends. [519: G3] View more info

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The Rich Man and the Shoemaker

By: LA FONTAINE

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003537

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table - From Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur

By: LANIER, Sidney (Ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald:

Seller ID: 002533

Condition: Very Good


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 Ques... View more info

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Fables

By: LOBEL, Arnold

Price: £6.50

Publisher: HarperTrophy: 1983

Seller ID: 012425

ISBN: 0064430464

Condition: Very Good


Glossy card covers; 42pp; colour ills. Cover rubbed to edges and corners with light tanning; toning to pages. A collection of 20 animal fables. [1019: Q1] View more info

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Illustrated Myths of Native America: The Northeast, Southeast, Great Lakes and Great Plains

By: MCNEESE, Tim

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Blandford: 1998

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 003015

ISBN: 0713726660

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Merry Little Fox and Other Animal Stories

By: MONTGOMERIE, Norah

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman: 1964

Seller ID: 010527

Condition: Near Very Good


Turquoise cloth in pictorial dustwrapper; 61pp; two tone and colour ills by the author. Bumping to lower corners. Dustwrapper is tanned to spine and edges with rubbed and nicked corners. A collection of international animal fables, including 'The Cat's Tail' and 'Half-Chick'. View more info

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The Sleeping Sword

By: MORPURGO, Michael

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Egmont: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001711

ISBN: 0749748524

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Heroes of Old Britain

By: OATES, David W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011928

Condition: Good to Fair


All-Time Tales Series. Pictorial cloth in pictorial dustwrapper; 128pp; b/w ills; retold from Geoffrey of Monmouth. Slight splay to boards with colour bleaching to fore-edge of boards, possibly from water damage; foxing to page block edges and endpapers; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked chipped and creased to edges withlarger tear to upper edge of front panel, tanning to spine. Includes 'The Last of the Giants' and 'Merlin and the Dragons' [419: K2] View more info