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Puss in Boots

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

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

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

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

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

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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Aesop's Fables: A New Version

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

Price: $35.00

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

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

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

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

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

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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The Princess and the Pea

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Randall, Ronne

Price: $4.00

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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Andersen's Fairy Tales (Junior Deluxe Editions)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Weisgard, Leonard

Price: $7.00

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 TALES FOLKLORE JUNIOR DELUXE EDITIONS HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN LEONARD WEISGARD 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

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

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 BI... View more info

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Ardizonne's Hans Andersen: Fourteen Classic Tales

By: Ardizzone, Edward; Corrin, Stephen

Price: $10.00

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

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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Overheard in Fairyland

By: Bigman, Madge A.

Price: $75.00

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; Flower Pixies; Why the Leaves Shake; The Origin of Pussy Willows; Why Violets Have Golden Hearts; Origin of the Brown-Eyed ... View more info

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Puss in Boots

By: Galdone, Paul

Price: $10.00

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

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 from Fairyland; The Harper; The King's Sceptre; The Adventure; The Good Queen's Son; The Golden Violet; The Tree of Stone; G... View more info

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The Golden Bird and Other Stories

By: Grimm [The Brothers Grimm]

Price: $45.00

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

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

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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales

By: Hamilton, Virginia; Dillon, Leo and Diane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207247

Condition: Good


First Edition. No jacket, stain to top page ridge. 1985 Large Hardcover. xii, 178 pp. With illustrations by Leo and Diane Dillon. The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully readable. With the added attraction of 40 wonderfully expressive paintings by the Dillons, this collection should be snapped up.--(starred) School Library Journal.KEYWORDS: VIRGINIA HAMILTON LEO DIANE DILLON PEOPLE COULD FLY AMERICAN BLACK FOLKTALES FOLKLORE AFRICAN HI... View more info

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Found among the Papers of the Late Diedrich Knickerbocker [The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Craon, Gent., Number VI (6)]

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $225.00

Publisher: West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company [Westvaco]: 1958

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2283776

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase edge very lightly toned. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 64, [4] pp. 8vo. A stand-alone volume of Irving's famous fairy tale, now a Halloween classic, which originally appeared in his 1820 collection of stories entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. This is the first, and therefore most likely the scarcest, of the volumes Westvaco (West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company) released in their Christmas series, which ran from 1958-2007. Its format (including the frontispiece) is taken from the... View more info

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Tenggren's Cowboys and Indians: A Giant Golden Book

By: Jackson, Kathryn & Byron

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Golden Press: 1968

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2266859

Condition: Very Good


Corners exposed, otherwise a very attractive copy. 1968 Large Hardcover. Fifty-two stories and rhymes with over one hundred full color illustrations by Gustaf Tenggren. View more info

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A Perfect Pork Stew

By: Johnson, Paul Brett

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Orchard Books: 1998

Seller ID: 2206065

Condition: Very Good


Address label to front paste-down endpaper, pocket to rear paste-down endpaper.Ink mark to jacket front, rear jacket flap creased, jacket lightly toned. 1998 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. When Ivan the Fool meets Baba Yaga, the witch of Russian folklore fame, on a day that has begun badly for her, he outwits her by making dirt soup, getting a fine, fat pig in the bargain.KEYWORDS: PAUL BRETT JOHNSON PERFECT PORK STEW CHILDREN IVAN THE FOOL BABA YAGA RUSSIA RUSSIAN FOLKLORE MYTHOLOGY FAIRY TALES View more info

Image for My Own Fairy Book: Namely, Certain Chronicles of Pantouftia, as, notably, the Adventures of Prigio, Prince of That Country, and of His Son, Ricardo, with an Excerpt from the Annals of Scotland, as Touching Ker of Fairnilee, His Sojourn with the Queen of Faery.

My Own Fairy Book: Namely, Certain Chronicles of Pantouftia, as, notably, the Adventures of Prigio, Prince of That Country, and of His Son, Ricardo, with an Excerpt from the Annals of Scotland, as Touching Ker of Fairnilee, His Sojourn with the Queen of Faery.

By: Lang, Andrew

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York: Hurst and Company: 1915

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2092798

Condition: Good


Spine toned, boards a bit soiled, front hinge starting, ink gift note dated 1915 on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 259, [12] pp. 8vo. Grey cloth, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. Color and black & white frontispiece, black & white illustrations in text. View more info

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My Own Fairy Book (The Newbery Classics)

By: Lang, Andrew

Price: $75.00

Publisher: David McKay Company: 1927

Seller ID: 2199336

Condition: Near Fine


1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 402 pp. 8vo. Original red-orange cloth, color picture plate mounted on front board. Four color plates by Gertrude A. Kay, commissioned specially for this edition. View more info

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The Twenty-Four Ivans: A Russian Folk Tale

By: Livingston, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pied Piper Books: 1946

Seller ID: 2205354

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, edges rubbed. 1946 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by George Livingston. A classic Russian Folk Tale with beautiful illustrations.KEYWORDS: GEORGE LIVINGSTON TWENTY-FOUR TWENTY FOUR 24 IVANS RUSSIAN RUSSIA FOLK TALE CHILDREN VINTAGE View more info

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The Fairy Alphabet as Used by Merlin

By: MacKinstry, E.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282913

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes scarce jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss. 1933 Hard Cover. [64 pp.] An alphabet with woodcut illustrations by the author throughout, focusing on the inhabitants of Fairyland. View more info