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Protter, Eric; Foreword by Martha Foley

By: A Children's Treasury of Folk and Fairy Tales

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Channel Press, Inc.: 1963

Seller Id: 46007

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in yellow textured paper covered boards with a black cloth backstrip. Bit of splotchyness to head of frt board, rear board has one micro indentation. Corners lightly rubbed but not frayed. Tips fairly sharp. 211 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj is super colorful having a line of color loss along frt panel flap fold, a bit of a sticker pull with a bit of sticker remnants near head of frt panel is not too noticeable on yellow background there. Irregular chip at foot of spine/gutter lower gutter area. Tiny rubs/color loss at dj tips, still displa... View more info

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Seven Tales

By: Andersen, H.C.; LeGallienne, Eva

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row Publishers: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38612

Condition: Good +


1st edition dark blue blindstamped hardcover with dull gilt on slightly cocked front board, light soil and rubbing on tips, head & foot of spine. 128 pages show some rippling from past moisture, no musty smell. An enchanting version of seven tales from Hans Christian Andersen, which in the hands of a gifted translator and an inspired artist take on new dimensions. Four of the stories are familiar to every child: The Ugly Duckling, The Fir Tree, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and The Princess and the Pea. The Sendak exquisite sketches, full pages in tones that might have come from a medieval manu... View more info

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My First Picture Book of Hans Christian Andersen Stories

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Exeter Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42116

ISBN: 0671061909

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely oversized reprint hardcover with bumped tips and spine ends. Internally crisp and unmarked. Too large for flat rate envelope. Includes: Thumbelina, The Princess and the Swineherd, The Sheperdess and the Chimney-Sweep. View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Hurst & Co:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 41895

Condition: Fair


Fair copy in faded red embossed boards with dull gilt spine title. All edges rubbed to boards, hinge papers cracked, page block solid, no loose leaves. Personal library bookplate on fep. No Hurst date but on verso title page is copyright 1864 by R. Worthington. 351 pp with b/w illustrations throughout. Rare edition in shaky condition. View more info

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Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, L. B. Fischer: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23458

Condition: Fair


First edition hardcover has chipping along spine paper, bumped corners, slight cloudiness on cover illustration, internally tight and bright with former owner's name addy sticker on pictorial fep. Full page color illustrations, in-text color and black and white illustrations, unpaginated. Includes: "The Real Princess", "Thumbelina" and "The Little Tin Soldier". View more info

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The Emperor's New Clothes

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Retold By Bell, Anthea

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1997

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 36684

ISBN: 155858689X

Condition: Very Good


1st paperback edition with light corner wear, 30 pp welll illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil. Just a bit of surface wear on rear cover. Wonderful large book (12.5" tall) with full page color plates by Dorothee Duntze. View more info

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The Swineherd

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated By Erik Blegvad

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1958

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30427

ISBN: 0152837159

Condition: Fair


Exlib with all pages and pocket present. Some finger soil, few small closed tears on some page edges, small split in rear hinge paper, page block sewing a tad wobbly but holding. Unclipped dj has a closed tear on frt flap, wear at tips, few small chips, displays well in new mylar. Rare volume illust and translated by Blegvad, an artist from Andersen's own Denmark. With delicate humor and gentle truth this tale tells of the foolish princess who valued material things more than Nature's gifts, who preferred a trinket to a perfect rose or a golden-voiced nightingale, and who did not recognize tru... View more info

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The Nightingale

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Zwerger, Lisbeth; Translated from the Danish By Anthea Bell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33502

ISBN: 0735811180

Condition: Near Fine


Not exlib. DJ flaps affixed to boards, tips sharp, lovely glossy hardcover in matching dj. Gift dedication on fep, small area of color loss from erasure on upper right hand corner of green fep. Pages tight, bright and unmarked. 32 pp. Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him. View more info

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Eco-Wolf and the Three Pigs

By: Anholt, Laurence

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Orchard Books: 2000

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 14602

ISBN: 1860399908

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, tight, bright exlib hardcover. 64 pp. This is the 11th title in the series which reworks traditional fairy tales with a new twist. Eco-Wolf is a peace-loving and environmentally friendly pig, whose country home is ruined when three bad pigs start building on it. View more info

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My Nursery Story Book

By: Beck, Ian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40978

ISBN: 076071942X

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, bright copy, NOT exlib. Tips barely bumped, not rubbed. 92 pp crisp and clean. View more info

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Jack and the Beanstalk

By: Brooks, Danny

Price: $28.00

Publisher: TN, Danny Brooks Inc: 2005

Seller Id: 40786

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright glossy hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Spine quite cocked, no names in space provided. Small format book, illustrations from 1897. Uncommon edition of this classic children's fairy tale. View more info

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The Most Beautiful Book of Fairy Tales

By: Carruth, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, Joshua Morris Publishing Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37172

ISBN: 0887050794

Condition: Very Good


Solid 1st edition hardcover in glossy colorful yellow background boards. Bumped and lightly brushed tips, inner page block cracked in two places but all pages tight and holding fine. Top edge of page block lightly foxed. Lovely illustrated endpapers. Uncommon, collectible collection of most-loved Fairy Tales. No names, or soil. View more info

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Pinocchio

By: Collodi, C. [Adapted By Allen Chaffee]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1946

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 42449

Condition: Very Good +


Edges bumped and lightly rubbed, white background boards with large colorful illust of Pinocchio's head and knitted stocking cap display well. Tidy gift ded on illust endpapers, text is tight and bright. Rear cover is solid green with ISBN at foot of rear board. View more info

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Pinocchio

By: Collodi, C. [Adapted By Allen Chaffee]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37209

Condition: Very Good


Edges bumped and lightly rubbed, white background boards with large colorful illust of Pinocchio's head and knitted stocking cap display well. Illust endpapers, text is tight and bright with BOOK SALE stamped on foot of first pg of text, obscuring nothing. Rear board has other titles by Random House and colorful illustrations present. View more info

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Twinkles Book # E 206

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd.:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 36969

Condition: Good +


Color glossy illustrated boards showing a chubby child in a blue snowsuit riding a wheeled toy which looks like some sort of yellow bird with a orange beak and green eyes. Corners and edges of boards rubbed, red cloth backstrip has rubbing at head. Undated copy with gift dedication on fep dated 1933. Tiny vintage Woodward & Lothrop DC bookstore sticker on rear pastedown. Unpaginated, 68 heavy gauge pages including color glossy frontice illust by M.B. Jones. Rear hinge cracked, spine has been properly reglued with ph neutral bookbinder's adhesive. No tears or soil within. # E 203 on corner of c... View more info

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Parabole Myth, Tracition, and the Search for Meaning: Prison. Volume 28, No. 2; Summer 2003.

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Society for The Study of Myth and Tradition: 2003

Seller Id: 28490

Condition: Fine


Fine magazine with barely brushed tips, no major curl, looks fab, inside is pristine. Contains "POINT OF VIEW: Iron Lock, Iron Chain, Iron Net" by Roger Lipsey and Lobsang Lhalungpa; "Locked Away" by Nan Runde - The innocent imprisoned in fairy tales; "Plato's Fetters" by David Appelbaum - The chains that bind us; "Practice within the Cell" - An interview with Fleet Maull; "Help beyond the Walls" by Madonna Holden - Allies who help us escape; "The Hawk in the Prison" by Joseph Bruchac - The Native American experience; GALLERY: "The Art of Pi... View more info

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My Dandelion Library 18 Volume Boxed Set

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $250.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27832

Condition: Very Good +


VG box with some clear tape reinforcements, some splits to box edges but all intact and holding well. Full set of 18 books are lightly rubbed at tips, internally fine. No names, tears soil or markings. Rare complete boxed set from the 60's with Babar on one side of the box and Trubloff the mouse on the other (small abrasion and pen doodle on the side with Trubloff but it is not an eyesore. More than presentable, total blast from the past and a perfect gift from yesteryear for any book fanatic. Titles include: Babar and his Children & The Tale of Benjamin Bunny / The Uncle Wiggly Book & Stories... View more info

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A Rose For Zemira (Beauty and the Beast) SIGNED

By: Crump, Fred Jr.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: TN, Winston-Derek Publishers Inc.: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43917

ISBN: 1555231519

Condition: Fine


Nice 2nd printing paperback with uncreased glossy cover. SIGNED by the author's sister on title page. 28 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. A wonderful retelling of The Beauty and The Beast. View more info

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Mother Goose SIGNED

By: Crump, Fred Jr.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: TN, Winston-Derek Publishers Inc.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43918

ISBN: 1555231942

Condition: Fine


Nice 1st edition illustrated paperback with uncreased glossy cover. SIGNED by the author's sister on title page. 28 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. A wonderful retelling of traditional Mother Goose Tales. View more info

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Fox Hunting for Children and Other Simple Tales SIGNED

By: Dalesman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, The Abbey Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 23494

Condition: Very Good


1st edition signed and dedicated by the author on the fep: " Best Wishes & Fond Remembrance of the Rotte Valley. Dalesman April 1968 Cumberland". Light green boards with dark green cloth spine slightly marked but display well. DJ in new mylar is a photo-reproduced copy. 140 tight and bright pages without soil or tears. This book has various stories that will charm the lover of field sports everywhere. Not just for children, the list of contents is as follows: Preface/ This Foxhunting (For Children)/ Tale of Captain O'Ruffian and the Beagles/ The Land of Aipolas/ The Master and the ... View more info