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41 Andersen, Hans Christian The Tinder Box
Boston, MA Little Brown & Company 1990 0316039381 / 9780316039383 First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Moser, Barry 
31 pp, quarterbound w/grey boards w/yel spine, glossy green dj w/gilt-wht lettering w/color illustrated front & back covers. A retelling of Andersen's classic tale of a brave soldier who finds love and fortune in a magic tinderbox. 
Price: 13.39 USD
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42 Andersen, Hans Christian The Wicked Prince
Mankato, MN Creative Editions 1995 0152009582 / 9780152009588 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Lemoine, Georges 
unpaginated, glossy light green-black papercovered boards w/color pictorial front w/tan-blk dj w/color pictorial front. In this retelling of a story also know as "The Evil King," a vain prince determines to prove himself more powerful than all else, even God, only to be defeated by a single gnat. 
Price: 12.71 USD
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43 Andersen, Hans Christian Thumbelina : and Other Stories
New York, NY Derrydale Books 1995 0517122154 / 9780517122150 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Tarrant, Margaret W. 
103 pp, dark red boards w/color illustrated front & back panels w/wht letteing, dark red endpapers. The book contains seven fairy tales from : Thumbelina, Nightingale, Little Swineherd, The Emperor's New Clothes, The Nightingale, The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Pea, and The Little Mermaid. Thumbelina is a Danish fairy tale. Story about woman who wanted a child, and went to a witch. The witch gave her a grain of barley & told her to plant it. A flower sprang up from the barley w/a tiny girl inside the flower no larger than your thumb. This is the story of her adventures. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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44 Andersen, Hans Christian Twelve Tales
New York, NY Margaret K. McElderry Books 1994 0689505811 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Blegvad, Erik 
92 pp, wht-red spine HB w/black lettering w/front & back background grey w/color pictorial front & back, dj is the same as the boards, illustrated front & rear pastedowns w/ maps. Illustrator has selected, translated & illustrated twelve of Hans Christian Andersen's tales. The Princess on the Pea, Tinderbox, the Swineherd, The Little Match Girl, The Sweethearts, The Fir Tree, Twelve by Coach and others. prev owner wrote on FPD. 
Price: 15.26 USD
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45 Andersen, Hans Christian and adapted by Morel, Eve Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales #0333
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1965 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Baudoin, Simonne 
61 pp, glossy color illustrated papercovered boards w/blu-green-red-pink-white illustration on the front & rear boards, color illustrated endpapers of swans on lake w/castle in the background. The book contains the following stories: The Tinder Box, The Nightingale, The Swineherd, The SHepherdess and the Chimney Sweep, Thumbelina and The Ugly Duckling. Prev owner received as a gift Dec 1965 and donor wrote on the recto of the ffep, several pages have color pencil markings on them, some wear to the corners. 
Price: 10.16 USD
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46 Andersen, Hans Christian and adapted by Morel, Eve Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales #2242
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1972 0448022427 / 9780448022420 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Baudoin, Simonne 
61 pp, glossy color illustrated papercovered boards w/blu-green-red-pink-white illustration on the front & rear boards, color illustrated endpapers of swans on lake w/castle in the background. The book contains the following stories: The Tinder Box, The Nightingale, The Swineherd, The SHepherdess and the Chimney Sweep, Thumbelina and The Ugly Duckling. boards soiled and some wear to the corners. 
Price: 7.61 USD
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47 Andersen, Hans Christian and edited by Larsen, Svend and translated from the Danish by Keigwin, R. P. Three Tales from Andersen
Odense, Denmark Flensted, Publishers 1958 Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Hjortlund, Gustav 
unpaginated, yel boards w/black lettering w/color illustrated front panel and black illustrated rear panel w/blu-wht illustrated front & rear pastedowns. The book contains the following three stories: The Emperor's New Clothes, Simple Simon, and It's Absolutely True. front corners bumped w/some creasing, prev owner wrote name on the title page. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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48 Andersen, Hans Christian and translated by Hersholt, Jean Andersen's Fairy Tales
New York, NY The Heritage Press 1942 ca 1946 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+/Very Good+ Slipcase Sm4to from 9" to 11" Kredel, Fritz 
xxii, 297 pp, quarterbound w/red cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, yel paper covered boards w/red illustrations and all edges stained yellow, yellow dj w/black lettering on front, rear, & spine panels w/color illustrated front panel, yel slipcase w/red top & bottom w/color illustrated front panel and text on the rear panel. The book contains a collection of twenty-five of Andersen's fairy tales. Some of the tales are: The Tinder Box, Little Claus and Big Claus, The Princess on the Pea, Little Ida's Flowers, The Galoshes of Fortune, The Garden of Paradise, The Flying Trunk,Ole Lukoie, The Elf Mound, Soup from a Sausage Peg, The Marsh King's Daughter and more. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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49 Andersen, Hans Christian and translated by Keigwin, R.P. Hans Christian Andersen Tales
Odense, Denmark Flensted Publishers 1971 8770100918 / 9788770100915 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Hjortlund, Gustav 
96 pp, green-wht boards w/color illustrated front. Collection of seven fairy tales issued from Odense, the poet's native town. 
Price: 42.46 USD
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50 Andersen, Hans Christian and translated by Keigwin, R.P. The Ugly Duckling
London, England Edmund Ward Limited 1956 Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Larsen, Johannes 
54 pp, quarterbound w/cream papercovered boareds w/stamped silver lettering in title block on front cover, spine maroon cloth covered boards, dj yel w/black lettering w/color illustrated front w/text on back, dj several small chips along edges, dj two small tears on back repaired w/archival tape on inside, dj in brodart protector. Book w/Hans Andersen's famous tale with twenty-four whole page illustrations in water-colour by Johannes Larsen. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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51 Andersen, Hans Christian and translated from the Danish by Hersholt, Jean Andersen's Fairy Tales, and Andersen's Shorter Tales, and Andersen's Longer Stories with Notes and Appendices - 3 Volume Set in Slipcase
New York, NY The Heritage Press 1948 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Sm4to from 9" to 11" Kredel, Fritz 
3 volume set, xx, [2], 297 pp, yel clothcovered boards w/red illustrated front cover & red lettering on the spine, yel endpapers w/red illustrations, [14], 445 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/red illustrated front cover & red lettering on the spine, grey endpapers w/red illustrations, [10], 430 pp, lii appendices & notes, green clothcovered boards w/red illustrations and red lettering on the spine, light green endpapers w/red illustrations, red papercovered slipcase. Andersen's Fairy Tale book contains 25 tales, Andersen's Shorter Tales contains 115 tales, and Andersen's Longer Stories contains 25 stories, afterword, three unpublished tales, chronologic list of the stories, editor;s notes upon the stories and the index. 
Price: 63.71 USD
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52 Anderson, Anne The Sleeping Beauty
New York, NY Thomas Nelson & Sons 1928 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket/good Box 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Anderson, Anne 
40 pp, light green-light blue papercovered boards w/color wraparound illustration, green-wht illustrated endpapers, the book is in the original clamshell box, the box has three color illustrations, (one on bottom of the box, one on inside top of the box & third on the top of the box), then on the inside of the bottom of the box is a list of Anne Anderson Beauty Books. There were six in the series. The classic story of sleeping beauty and how everyone in the palace falls asleep when the Princess pricks her finger on the fairy spindle. The castle is surrounded by briar-Rose hedge. The box has been professionally repaired, the book has slight rubbing to the edges & corners. 
Price: 216.75 USD
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53 Anderson, Catherine Corley Officer O'Malley on the Job
Chicago, IL Albert Whitman & Company 1954 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Maltman, Chauncey 
64 pp, green cloth covered boards w/cream lettering on the front cover and spine, brown-white illustrated endpapers, the dj has blu-red-green-white color illustrated front panel w/a white rear panel. Danny Tompkins learns that Officer O'Malley, a school crossing policeman, is to be assigned to a desk job after many years at the school. Danny rallys the the children at the school to keep him. 
Price: 21.25 USD
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54 Anderson, Hans Hans Anderson Bedtime Book
London, England The Children's Press Hard Cover Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5 - 6" Tall Illustrated 
92 pp, full color pictorial boards. Six stories from Emperor's new clothes, the wild swans, flying trunk, red shoes, real princess, and the shepherdess & the chimney sweeper. some pencil marking on illustrations, w/some wear extremis. 
Price: 23.76 USD
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55 Anderson, Mary Gooch Stories of the Golden Age - Everychild's Series
New York, NY The Macmillan Company 1914 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Illustrated by F.R.A.W. 
viii, 231 pp, 8 pp, gray cloth covered boards w/blue lettering and black illustration on the front cover. The book contains stories of classical mythology, such as that of Pomeheus and Pandora and of Minerva and her conquest with Arachne told in simple readable language. The book contains twenty-eight short stories of mythology. Some of the stories are: Mount Olmpus and the Gods, Clytie,baucis adn philemon, The Oracle of Apolla, Atlanta's Race, The Halcyon Birds, A Sea God's Wooing, Theseus, Stories of the Trojan War and others. Stamped on the front pastedown has library a book. 
Price: 110.50 USD
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56 Anderson, Maxwell Lost in the Stars : The dramatization of Alan Paton's novel, Cry, the Beloved Country
New York, NY Wm Sloane Associates, Inc 1950 Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
86 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blind stamped on front cover, dj black w/wht lettering w/illustration on the front. Includes the reviewers notes from persentation in New York, also has a copy of the musical's bill. The reviewer made notes in the text of the book. The setting is South Africa, a tale of Negroes and whites in South Africa to terms of a libretto and lyrics. reviewers notes Has reviewer's notes included on seperate paper. Reveiwer discusses person that plays one of the characters in the play. The play is about a ministers search for his son, who has fallen in with the wrong crowd, and who commits another crime . Also a copy from Decca Records about the original cast album. the book has underlining & writing in text, dj has several small chips & some wrinkling. 
Price: 14.24 USD
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57 Anderson, Paul S. Storytelling With the Flannel Board: Book One
Minneapolis, MN T S Denison & Company, Inc. 1974 0513001050 / 9780513001053 21st Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Francis, Ms. Irene 
270 pp, green-white stripped papercovered boards w/red-black lettering and illustrated front panel, white spine w/black lettering. The author describes how to tell a story to the children using a flannelgraph to provide visual effects to the story. The best stories for the flannel boards are thsoe that follow a repetitive refrain, those that have one major plot with no subplots, those that contain the kidn of action that can be illustrated by figures on the board. prev owner's name and address on the FPD. 
Price: 21.21 USD
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58 Anderson, Poul Perish by the Sword
New York, NY the Macmillan Company 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall jacket art by Bock, Vera 
180 pp, red boards w/wht lettering & deco, dj red-wht w/pictorial front. Collecting Samurai swords was a hobby for young San Francisco science writer, until he got a Muramasa blade. This is the author's first mystery book, a Trygve Yamamura mystery. Trygve Yamamura is a Norwegian-Japanese private investigator. boards have remnants of adhesive tape where dj protector was taped to the boards, dj price-clipped. 
Price: 76.50 USD
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59 Anderson, Poul The Broken Sword
New York, NY Abelard-Schuman, Inc. 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo 
274 pp, blu papercovered boards w/black letters & illustrations, dj pink-wht-black w/illustrated front. A tale of adventure - romantic fiction w/a bow to the old sagas. Orm left his native Jutland to seek his fortune, he settles in England, but a witch puts a curse on him. Imric, the elf-earl meets the witch who tells him of the birth of Orm's son. Cawthorn & Moorcock #75. dj chipped on top & bottom edges, dj closed tear on top front, book slight wear to corners. 
Price: 123.25 USD
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60 Anderson, Poul and Dickson, Gordon R. Earthman's Burden
New York, NY Gnome Press 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Cartier, Edd & Freas, Frank Signed by Author
185 pp, red composition boards w/blk lettering, dj pink-blk w/illustrated front, SIGNED by Anderson on ffep. Shipwrecked on a planet 500 light-years f/the solar system, and walk into a nineteenth century, old west frontier twon. The local citizens - in red bandanas, ten-gallon hats, chaps, high-heel boots & spurs - are pistol-toting teddy bears. they are the Hokas on the planet Toka. Pringle pg 114. Anatomy of Wonder #3-9. dj spine light toning, dj small chips at bottom of the spine, prev owner's bookplate on FPD. 
Price: 80.75 USD
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