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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

Image for Standard Fairy Tales, Containing Aladdin, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Jack the Giant-Killer, Red Riding Hood, Tom Thumb, Puss in Boots, Etc., Etc. [Jack and the Beanstalk; Little Red Riding Hood] [The Child's Own Book of Standard Fairy Tales]

Standard Fairy Tales, Containing Aladdin, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Jack the Giant-Killer, Red Riding Hood, Tom Thumb, Puss in Boots, Etc., Etc. [Jack and the Beanstalk; Little Red Riding Hood] [The Child's Own Book of Standard Fairy Tales]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates / Press of Henry B. Ashmead: 1878

Seller ID: 2290945

Condition: Good


Corners rubbed, light stain to bottom corner, first gathering loosening, ink name on half-title page, pencil gift note dated June 20th 1878 on front endpaper. vi, 525, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of classic fairy tales, with illustrations by renowned engraver Gustave Dore and prolific artist George Cruikshank. View more info

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The Brown Book; or, the Story of the Gingerbread Man

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1909

Seller ID: 2294991

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa early 1900s). Part of spine missing, binding split, a few minor holes in a few pages. 1909 Small Hard Cover. Unpaginated. 6 1/4 x 4 1/2. The Gingerbread Man is a fairy tale about a gingerbread man's escape from various pursuers and his eventual demise between the jaws of a fox. View more info

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Sparkling Tales: Puss in Boots and Other Fairy Tales; Cinderella; The Charmed Fawn; The Yellow Dwarf; Little Red Riding Hood (New Nursery Series)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros.: 1903

Seller ID: 2297675

Condition: Fair


No jacket. Spine sprung, large stain ink stamp on front paste-down endpaper, front free endpaper missing. 1903 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A collection of children's tales including, Puss in Boots and Other Fairy Tales; Cinderella; The Charmed Fawn; The Yellow Dwarf; Little Red Riding Hood. With numerous illustrations. View more info

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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (Shape Books)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Laughing Elephant: 2007

Seller ID: 2298807

ISBN: 1595831924

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2007 Soft Cover. Another in our popular series of shaped books telling the still pertinent story of two ways of life. Good stories never lose their power. Aesop, an ancient Greek, first wrote this tale of a country mouse who samples the life of her city cousin, and finds the simple peace of the country far preferable. Ethel Hays, the illustrator, has changed the cousins from male to female so that she can indulge her talent for rendering beautifully dressed mouse ladies. Even the country mouse's Sunday best is outshone by the city mouse's complex and fashionable wardrobe. View more info

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The Little Small Red Hen

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: David McKay Company:

Seller ID: 2298857

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date. Board edges lightly rubbed. Unpaginated. The tale of little red hen and the wily fox. View more info

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Aesop's Fables

By: Aesop

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Avenel: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2301012

Condition: Good


Reissue. Pages toned, edge wear to jacket. 1975 Hard Cover. A collection of Aesop's most beloved fables, illustrated by the legendary Arthur Rackham. 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 Aesop, a slave and story-teller who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BC. Aesop's Fables have become a blanket term for... 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 become a blanket term for collections of brief fables, especially beast fables involving anthropomorphic animals. His fables are... 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

ISBN: 0824985478

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 leather-bound volumes. Each title in the series presents a classic work in an attractively designed edition bound in genuine bon... 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 limited to children: his stories express themes that transcend age and nationality. Andersen's fairy tales, of which no fewer t... 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 Candle' translated by Compass Languages), with an appendix containing the unpublished tales, a chronologic listing, and the edit... View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales, in Three Volumes: Andersen's Fairy Tales; Andersen's Shorter Tales; Andersen's Longer Stories

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Hersholt, Jean

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf: 1948

Seller ID: 2299586

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase. Ink mark on top page ridge and rear board of Andersen's Fairy Tales. Spines of all three volumes very faintly toned. 1948 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Three volume set. Lacks slipcase. A collection of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales and stories in three volumes. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. View more info

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales (A New Translation)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Paull, Mrs. H. B.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 2294713

Condition: Fair


No date, circa 1900. Hinges repaired, spine toned, boards rubbed and lightly soiled, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. xi, 383 pp. Red boards with decoration on spine and on front board. A collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen. 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 sensitivity. The tale was first published with three others by Andersen in an inexpensive booklet on 8 May 1835 in Copenhagen by C.... 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. Includes: Memoir of Hans Christian Andersen (by Mary Howitt), A Picture-Book without Pictures; My Boots; Scenes on the Danub... 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; The King of the Poultry-Yard; Robin's Experiences; Mother Rat and Her Little Ones. Keywords: LITERATURE FABLES DECORATIVE B... 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: $35.00  $28.00

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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The Age of Fable; or, Stories of Gods and Heroes [Bulfinch's Mythology]

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Sanborn, Carter, Bazin & Co.: 1855

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2299769

Condition: Fair


Third edition. Loss to spine head, tear to spine, hinges repaired with tape, ink notes on second flyleaf. 1855 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 488 pp. Author's first book. Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of general audience works by American Latinist and banker Thomas Bulfinch, named after him and published after his death in 1867. The work was a highly successful popularization of Greek mythology for English-speaking readers. Carl J. Richard comments that it was one of the most popular books ever published in the United States and the standard work on classical ... View more info

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The Adventures of Poor Mrs. Quack (The Famous Burgess Bedtime Story Books Volume 12)

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2299317

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Includes original jacket. A couple very small chips from top jacket edge. 1945 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 189, [3] pp. 8vo. An installment in Burgess's popular Bedtime Story Books series, with illustrations by Harrison Cady. So go the guns ripping the air after poor Mrs. Quack! And now Mr. Quack has gone missing along the Big River -- and Peter Rabbit, try as he might, can think of no way to help. Then Sammy the Bluejay and Blacky the Crow arrive! The author of Old Mother West Wind spins another tale of wonderful nature-adventure in The Adventures ... View more info

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The Adventures of Grandfather Frog (The Famous Burgess Bedtime Story Books Volume 4)

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2299318

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Includes original jacket. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 192 pp. 8vo. An installment in Burgess's popular Bedtime Story Books series, with illustrations by Harrison Cady. Thornton Waldo Burgess (January 14, 1874 – June 5, 1965) was a conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, Bedtime Stories. He was sometimes known as the Bedtime Story-Man. By the time he retired, he had ... View more info

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The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad (The Famous Burgess Bedtime-Story Books Series Volume 9)

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1944

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2299319

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Includes original jacket. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 192 pp. 8vo. An installment in Burgess' popular Bedtime Story-Books series. Illustrations by Harrison Cady. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Thornton Waldo Burgess (January 14, 1874 – June 5, 1965) was a conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, Bedtime Stories. He was sometimes known as the Bedtime Story-Man. By the time he reti... View more info

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The Sleeper and the Spindle

By: Gaiman, Neil

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2014

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2302584

ISBN: 1408859645

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. An exceptional copy. 2014 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A gothic fairytale for children, this book offers a surprising and satisfying twist on the stories of both Sleeping Beauty and Snow White. View more info

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Puss in Boots

By: Galdone, Paul

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: The Seabury Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205347

ISBN: 0816431590

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. View more info

Little Red Snapperhood: A Fishy Fairy Tale

By: Gilbertsen, Neal

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, West Winds Press: 2003

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2303588

ISBN: 1558686835

Condition: Fine


Signed by illustrator with doodle. A fine copy. 2003 Large Hardcover. Once upon a maritime... begins this clever tale. What? A fish wearing a hat? Here's the comical story about a little red snapper who dons her red hood and sets out for her grandmother's home with a fresh-baked octopi. Meanwhile, the opportunistic wolf eel is busy kicking Grandma out of her clam bed and tucking himself in. Yes, it's a comical twist on a classic, set under the sea, and with an amiable turn from the traditional ending. Illustrated with richly colored linocuts by notable Alaskan artist, Evon Zerbetz, LITTLE RED ... View more info