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Puss in Boots

By: N/A

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 1797155

Condition: Good


Wrappings lightly rubbed. Pages toned, clean. 1916 Soft Cover. A vintage (1918) telling of the classic tale that inspired the lovable cat from the Shrek movies. Shaped wrappings. Illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Three Bears / Little Red Riding Hood (The Turnover Books, Volume III [3])

By: N/A

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago: 1910

Seller ID: 2178412

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with some loss from corners, pencil name on ownership page. 1910 Hard Cover. Two classic children's stories, bound dos-a-dos, with color illustrations by John R. Neill throughout. Neill is most well-known for contributing illustrations to L. Frank Baum's Oz books, the first of which (The Marvellous Land of Oz) he'd completed work on just 6 years before this volume was issued. View more info

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The Gingerbread Man: A Story Retold

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co.: 1944

Seller ID: 2272308

Condition: Very Good


Stain along spine, edges rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1944 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A retelling of The Gingerbread Man illustrated by Sally Tate. View more info

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The Three Bears (Tip-Top Elf Book, 8706)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company: 1959

Seller ID: 2272843

Condition: Near Fine


Spine head lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A retelling of the classic tale of Goldilocks and the three bears. View more info

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Children's Favorite Fairy Tales: The Stories that Never Grow Old

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company: 1918

Seller ID: 2280286

Condition: Good


A few faint stains on rear board, board edges rubbed, front hinge starting, ink gift note on front endpaper, page numbers written in pencil. 1918 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Color frontispiece by M.L. Kirk. Stories include: Aladdin; The History of Tom Thumb; The Restless Imp; The Sleeping Beauty; The Three Little Bears; Dick Whittington; The Goose Girl; Sinbad the Sailor; Cinderella. View more info

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Cinderella (A Little Golden Activity Book, A36)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Golden Press: 1960

Seller ID: 2287517

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1960 Hard Cover. The story of Cinderella and the Prince, with paper dolls to punch out and dress. Includes all dolls. Pictures by Gordon Laite. View more info

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The Book of Fables: Containing Aesop's Fables. Complete, with Text Based Upon Croxall, La Fontaine and L'Estrange. With Copious Additions from Other Modern Authors.

By: Aesop

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: American Book Exchange: 1880

Seller ID: 2286951

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Spine head and spine base lightly rubbed. 1880 Hard Cover. 249 pp. Illustrated by Ernest Griest. The Book of Fables: Containing Aesop's Fables. Complete, with Text Based Upon Croxall, La Fontaine and L'Estrange. With Copious Additions from Other Modern Authors. ABOUT AESOP'S FABLES: Aesop's Fables, or the Aesopica, is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 564 BC. Of diverse or... View more info

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Aesop's Fables: A New Version

By: Aesop; Leaf, Munro; Van Vliet, Emile

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284256

Condition: Very Good


Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. Spine bands and corners rubbed, a few light spots on front board. 1979 Full-Leather. xii, 130 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A selection of dozens of fables, rewritten by Munro Leaf, with an introduction by Emile Van Vliet, and woodcut illustrations by Robert Lawson. Aesop's Fables or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aeso... View more info

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Aesop's Fables: A New Version

By: Aesop; Leaf, Munro; Van Vliet, Emile

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2285624

Condition: Near Fine


1979 Full-Leather. xii, 130 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A selection of dozens of fables, rewritten by Munro Leaf, with an introduction by Emile Van Vliet, and woodcut illustrations by Robert Lawson. Aesop's Fables or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BC. Aesop's Fables have bec... View more info

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The Steadfast Tin Soldier (Artcraft Series)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 1516370

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. We have more books available by this author!. Large stapled binding softcover. 12 x 9 1/2. Hans Christian Andersen (April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet noted for his children's stories. These include The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Little Match Girl, and the The Ugly Duckling. During his lifetime he was acclaimed for having delighted children worldwide, and was feted by royalty. Hi... View more info

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The Flying Trunk (Artcraft Series)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 1516371

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. We have more books available by this author!. Large stapled-binding softcover. 12 x 9 1/2. Hans Christian Andersen (April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet noted for his children's stories. These include The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Little Match Girl, and the The Ugly Duckling. During his lifetime he was acclaimed for having delighted children worldwide, and was feted by royalty. Hi... View more info

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The Top and the Ball

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Ideals Children's Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199996

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1 inch tear to jacket spine head. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. A fine leather ball snobbishly refuses to marry a plain wooden top; but years later, after Ball has fallen on hard times and Top has a shiny new coat, she is eager for his friendship. By the famous Danish author who also wrote The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, The Ugly Duckling, etc. View more info

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The Complete Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2010

Seller ID: 2286261

ISBN: 1435125991

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 2010 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 972 pp. All of the magic and wonder of Complete Fairy Tales and Stories: Hans Christian Andersen is brought to you in this elegant leatherbound edition. Featuring beautiful full-color illustrations and eye-catching end papers, you ll want to keep this book where everyone can see it. Complete Fairy Tales and Stories: Hans Christian Andersen is part of Barnes & Noble s series of quality lea... View more info

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Fairy Tales and Stories (Avon Edition)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Dulcken, H.W.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: F.M. Lupton Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 2265936

Condition: Good


Large stain to bottom corner, no publisher date, title page and contents page stuck together, pages toned. iv, 377 pp. Hans Christian Andersen (/?ænd?rs?n/; Danish: [han?s ?k?æsdjan ??n?sn?] (About this sound listen)), often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875), was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not li... View more info

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The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen: A New Translation from the Danish

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Frank, Diana Crone; Frank, Jeffrey

Price: $18.00  $14.40

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2287946

ISBN: 0618224564

Condition: Fine


First thus. A fine copy. 2003 Large Hardcover. vi, 293 pp. This new collection -- returning faithfully to the original Danish -- takes Andersen out of the nursery and places him squarely in the literary pantheon.While Hans Christian Andersen's tales continue to seize the imagination with their singular blend of simplicity, eccentricity, and charm, readers have had to content themselves with inaccurate retellings and inadequate translations. Now Diana Crone Frank, a Danis... View more info

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The Complete Andersen: All of the 168 Stories [Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales]

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Hersholt, Jean

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286225

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine lightly rubbed with minimal loss of gilt. 1949 Hard Cover. One-volume edition. 297, [3], 445, [3], 430, lxvii, [1] pp. 8vo. Blue cloth spine, pictorial paper over boards. A large collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, known for The Princess on the Pea, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes, etc. Translated into English from the original Danish by Jean Hersholt ('The Tallow Can... View more info

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The Princess and the Pea

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Randall, Ronne

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Parragon: 2011

Seller ID: 2264531

ISBN: 1405447834

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, sticker on rear board, ink name on front endpaper. 2011 Large Hardcover. 29 pp. Beautifully illustrated in color by Anna C. Leplar - this classic story is retold by Ronne Randall and will be a joy for any young child. The Princess and the Pea (Danish: Prinsessen paa Ærten; literal translation: The Princess on the Pea)[1] is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a young woman whose royal identity is established by a test of her physical sensit... View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales (Junior Deluxe Editions)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Weisgard, Leonard

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Junior Deluxe Editions: 1956

Seller ID: 2208459

Condition: Very Good


A few faint spots to boards, pencil name on front endpaper. 1956 Hard Cover. 217 pp. CONTENTS: The Emperor's New Clothes; The Swineherd; The Real Princess; The Shoes of Fortune; The Fir Tree; The Snow Queen; The Leap-Frog; The Elderbush; The Bell; The Old House; The Happy Family; The Story of a Mother; The False Collar; The Shadow; The Little Match Girl; The Dream of Little Tuk; The Naughty Boy; The Red Shoes.Keywords: CHILDREN YOUNG ADULT TEEN FICTION CLASSICS FAIRY TAL... View more info

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Hans Andersen's Story Book. with a Memoir [Fairy Tales]

By: Andersen, Hans [Christian]; Howitt, Mary

Price: $225.00  $180.00

Publisher: Allen Brothers: 1869

Seller ID: 2283812

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded, ink name stamp crossed out on title page, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1869 Hard Cover. vi, 9-154, 7-187, [3] pp. Beautiful blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Engraved frontispiece, portrait of Andersen from a painting by Carl Hartmann, and several other illustrations in text. A collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, known for The Princess on the Pea, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes, etc.... View more info

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Captain Wolf and Other Sketches of Animal Biography

By: Anonymous (By the Author of 'Under the Lime-Trees,' 'Aunt Annie's Stories,' Etc., Etc.)

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Co., Grand Street: 1870

Seller ID: 2200942

Condition: Good


A couple pages loosening but included., pencil name on front endpaper, a few pages lightly foxed. 1870 Hard Cover. viii, 309, [3] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, embossed black & gold design and gilt titles. Includes twenty-two (22) full-page illustrations (black & white plates) by Emil Bayard & Ernest Griset. A collection of stories featuring animal characters. CONTENTS: Captain Wolf; Guy's Two Homes; Tiny and Furry, or The Life and Times of a Beaver; Fox and His Family;... View more info

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Ardizonne's Hans Andersen: Fourteen Classic Tales

By: Ardizzone, Edward; Corrin, Stephen

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Book / Antheneum: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287698

ISBN: 0233969969

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 1979 Hard Cover. 191 pp. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. Translated by Stephen Corrin. Tales include: The Steadfast Tin Soldier; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Little Mermaid; The Flying Trunk; The Shirt Collar; The Princess on the Pea; Big Claus and Little Claus; The Wild Swans; The Ugly Duckling; The Tinder Box; Thumbelina; The Snow Queen; The Darning Needle; The Nightingale. View more info

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Whistle For Good Fortune: In which it is shown how six from six makes six and one to carry, with other riddles here and there along the way

By: Bailey, Margery

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198574

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. 1940 Hard Cover. 237 pp. 8vo. Children's book of vaguely nonsensical fables, with many illustrations by Alice B. Preston. View more info

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Tales of the Frog Princess Boxed Chest with Charm: The Frog Princess; Dragon's Breath; Once Upon a Curse

By: Baker, E.D.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Scholastic: 2005

Seller ID: 2284452

ISBN: 0439890322

Condition: Near Fine


Includes case and charm. 2005 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. This charming box contains 3 full-length Tales of the Frog Princess books plus a frog princess charm for your favorite bracelet or necklace. View more info

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Overheard in Fairyland

By: Bigman, Madge A.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288734

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Pencil name, ink stamp, and book plate on front endpaper. Pencil mark and faints stain on front board, front hinge starting. 1909 Hard Cover. xvi, 237 pp. Illustrated by Ruth Sypherd Clements. Color frontispiece and plates. CONTENTS: Fairies; The Best Fairy of All; Origin of Toadstool; Why Poppies Make You Sleep; Why Apples Have Stars Within; Origin of the Tiger Lily, Snapdragon, Elephant-Ear; Why the Persimmon Tree Has Its Fruit in Three Colors... View more info

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Valentine & Orson

By: Burkert, Nancy Ekholm

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1915526

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1989 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Meticulously researched and stunningly illustrated, this medieval prose romance has been translated and recast by Burkert ( Cinderella ) into Chaucerian iambic pentameter. The mysterious Pacolet narrates as a 16th-century troupe of itinerant players performs the story of two brothers separated at birth, one raised at court and the other by a bear in the forest. It is a tale of chivalry, brotherhood and forgiveness, wherei... View more info

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Edmund Dulac's Fairy Book: Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations

By: Dulac, Edmund

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2268775

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, his name in black ink on verso of front free endpaper, and on Easton bookplate on half-title page. 1996 Full-Leather. 169, [7] pp. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A decoratively bound reissue of the work first published in 1916, with color illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Includes the following fairy tales from around the world: Snegorotchka; The Burie... View more info

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Puss in Boots

By: Galdone, Paul

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Seabury Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205347

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, edges lightly rubbed, pencil name. 1976 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A poor young man gains a fortune and meets a beautiful princess when his cat outwits an evil giant.Keywords: CHILDREN CLASSIC FAIRY TALE FABLE PUSS BOOTS FICTION PAUL GALDONE View more info

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Tales from the Enchanted Isles

By: Gate, Ethel May

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261082

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Near fine in good jacket. Jacket toned, small surface tear on rear jacket corner, a few small tears along jacket edges, jacket price clipped. 1926 Hard Cover. 118, [1] pp. 8vo. A collection of fairy tales, illustrated with a color frontispiece and woodcuts by accomplished book artist and printmaker Dorothy P. Lathrop. Includes: Proper & Right; The Curiosity Shop; The Enchanted Galleon; The Young Knight; The Singing Water; The Song of the Fountain; The Lamp... View more info

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The Golden Bird and Other Stories

By: Grimm [The Brothers Grimm]

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: George W. Jacobs & Company: 1922

Seller ID: 2199323

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, one plate missing, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1922 Hard Cover. 116 pp. Original blue cloth, color picture plate mounted on front board. Color plates by Wuanita Smith, black & white illustrations by Edward Shenton. INCLUDES: The Golden Bird; The Gallant Tailor; The Twelve Dancing Princesses; King Thrushbeard; Tom Thumb; Rapunzel; The Raven; The Goosegirl; Cinderella; The Frog Prince; Red Riding Hood. View more info

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The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids

By: Grimm, Jacob; Grimm, Wilhelm; Watts, Bernadette

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: North-South Books: 1999

Seller ID: 2206050

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1999 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. A new translation of a classic folktale captures the special repetitive patterns of the original and features warmly appealing illustrations as it follows the adventures of a mother goat who must rescue her children from a wily wolf's belly.KEYWORDS: JACOB WILHELM GRIMM BROTHERS FAIRY TALES WOLF SEVEN 7 LITTLE KIDS CHILDREN JUVENILE View more info