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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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East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon [Norwegian Folk Tales]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1924

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276835

Condition: Good


Shallow chip from spine head, spine a bit faded, ink gift note mostly erased on front endpaper, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1924 Hard Cover. 248 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, color picture plate mounted on front board, black stamped titles. Black-and-white frontispiece and illustrations by Frances Brundage. A collection of Norwegian folk tales. Includes: East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon; The Three Princesses of Whiteland; Buttercup; Dapplegrim; Why the Bear ... View more info

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Aesop's Fables (Illustrated Junior Library)

By: Aesop

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276056

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [1], 234, [6] pp. Pictorial cloth. A collection of Aesop's fables with color plates and black-and-white illustrations by Fritz Kredel. The story goes that a sow who had delivered a whole litter of piglets loudly accosted a lioness. How many children do you breed? asked the sow. I breed only one, said the lioness, but he is very well bred!' The fables of Aesop have become one of the most endu... View more info

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The Steadfast Tin Soldier (Artcraft Series)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $5.00

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

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

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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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 li... 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 sensit... 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 TAL... 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;... 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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Valentine & Orson

By: Burkert, Nancy Ekholm

Price: $4.00

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

Image for Quaedam ex Colloquiis Corderii, Fabulis Aesopi, & Colloquiis Erasmi Selectae. with English Translations, as Literal as Possible; to which are added A Few of Erasmus's Familiaria Colloquia, without Translation. Intended for the Use of Schools on this Continent. Approved of and Recommended by the Professors and Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, of the College and Academy and also of the Episcopal Academy, both of Philadelphia, of Princeton College in New-Jersey, and of Washington College in Maryland; and for Them Printed, under the Direction of Mr. James Davidson, Professor of Humanity in the College of Philadelphia.

Quaedam ex Colloquiis Corderii, Fabulis Aesopi, & Colloquiis Erasmi Selectae. with English Translations, as Literal as Possible; to which are added A Few of Erasmus's Familiaria Colloquia, without Translation. Intended for the Use of Schools on this Continent. Approved of and Recommended by the Professors and Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, of the College and Academy and also of the Episcopal Academy, both of Philadelphia, of Princeton College in New-Jersey, and of Washington College in Maryland; and for Them Printed, under the Direction of Mr. James Davidson, Professor of Humanity in the College of Philadelphia.

By: Clarke, H.; [Corderus / Cordier, Mathurin]; [Aesop]; [Erasmus]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Benjamin Franklin Bache.: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2045502

Condition: Good


First edition. Rebound in new leather, with new endpapers. Two gatherings proud at fore-edge but holding firmly, minimal tears along edges and loss from marginal corners of a few pages, ink name (Charles Thompson) appears on title page, on blank following Aesop's fables (dated 1802), and twice on final page of text. An unscrupulous individual at some point in the past excised the bottom margin of the title page in such a way that 'Benjamin Franklin' remains visible, but ... View more info

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D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths

By: D'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar Parin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2277151

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Lacks jacket. Ink name on front endpaper. 1962 Large Hardcover. 192 pp. Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout. Mighty Zeus, with his fistful of thunderbolts, Athena, goddess of wisdom, Helios the sun, greedy King Midas--here are gods, goddesses, and legendary figures of ancient Greece brought to life in the myths that have inspired great literature and art throughout the ages. Illustrations throughout. View more info

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

By: Dulac, Edmund

Price: $75.00

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

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... 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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Grimm's Fairy Tales (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Grimm, Jacob; Grimm, Wilhelm

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2005

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274396

ISBN: 1593083297

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. An exceptional copy. 2005 Hard Cover. A volume of traditional fairy tales compiled by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. 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 Peterkin Papers (Junior Deluxe Editions)

By: Hale, Lucretia; Keats, Ezra Jack

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Junior Deluxe Editions: 1955

Seller ID: 2208460

Condition: Very Good


A few light smudges to boards, bottom edge of front board lightly bumped. 1955 Hard Cover. 192 pp. The Peterkins were a large family who were extremely intelligent, but didn't have a lick of common sense among them. Whenever they were confronted with a problem that had a simple solution and a complex one, they unerringly went for the complex one--the simple one never occurred to them. They were usually rescued by their neighbor, the Lady from Philadelphia, known for her ... 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) Scho... 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 MY... View more info

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Cinderella [Pop-Up Book]

By: Kubasta, V. [Vojtech]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bancroft & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1961

Seller ID: 2272513

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed, pop-up parts in nice condition. 1961 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A retelling of the classic story of Cinderella in pop-up format. 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