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The Fables of Aesop : The Greek Slave whose stories are told around the World

By: Aesop & translated by Gregory, Patrick and Justina, and selected by Levine, David

Price: $18.28

Publisher: Boston, MA, Gambit: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029326

ISBN: 0876450745

Condition: Very Good+


ix, 103 pp, black cloth covered boards w/orange title block on front & spine w/gilt lettering, dj wht w/orange-black lettering w/illustrated front panel & photo of author on back panel. David Levine has chosen fifty of his favorite fables from Aesop to illustrate each with a full-page drawing accompanied by fifty additonal fables. spine sunned, small chips at top & bottom of the spine. View more info

The Story of Sammy Sticklepin

By: Alleyne, Margaret

Price: $27.63

Publisher: New York, NY, F. Warne & Co. Ltd.: 1957

Edition: 4th Impression

Seller ID: 015390

Condition: Very Good


43 pp, wht-blk spine w/color pictorial front boards & dj, back of book has color illustration, illustrated endpapers. Story of a hedgehog named Sammy Sticklepin and his adventures. Sammy's prickles were the longer & pricklier & sticklier than his brothers and sister. dj corners worn, slight wear corners of bk, slight foxing of boards & dj, dj price-clipped. View more info

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans and Translated from Danish by Siewers, Carl

Price: $63.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Graham & Matlack: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039356

Condition: Good


[6], 188, green clock covered boards w/color pastedown of mermaid on the front cover w/green-white embossed border on the front cover, four color illustrations in the text with numerous black-and-white illustrations. The book contains eighteen stories. They are: The Tinder-box, Little Klaus and Big Klaus, Little Ida's Flowers, Lizzie Thumb, The Traveling Companion, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Suit, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Wild Swans, The Flying Trunk, The Storks, The Bronze Pig, The Swine-Herd, The Nightingale, The Ugly Duckling, The Fir-Tree, The Snow-Queen, and The Littl... View more info

Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $37.19

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002516

Condition: Very Good+


155 pp, quarterbound w/blu papercovered boards w/green cloth spine, dj white glossy w/full color illustrations reproduced from a copy of 1924 edition in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Collection of 11 of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales: the Tinder Box, The Real Princess, The Elder Tree Mother, The Nightingale, Ole Lukk-Oie, The Hardy Tin Soldier, The Flying Trunk, The Swineherd, The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweeper, The Story of a Mother and The Snow Queen. Each story has one color plate plus other in single purple color. View more info

The Wicked Prince

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Mankato, MN, Creative Editions: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019600

ISBN: 0152009582

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Twelve Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $15.26

Publisher: New York, NY, Margaret K. McElderry Books: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020316

ISBN: 0689505811

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

Thumbelina : and Other Stories

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Derrydale Books: 1995

Seller ID: 030123

ISBN: 0517122154

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The Little Mermaid

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Henry Holt & Company: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035656

ISBN: 0805010106

Condition: Very Good+


48 pp, quarterbound w/blu boards and purple cloth covered spine, glossy dj w/blu spine w/black-orange lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The story of a mermaid princess who gives up her title, her voice, and ultimately her life for the love of a human prince. prev owner's bookplate on ffep and prev owner wrote on ffep. View more info

Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $361.25

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing Co., Inc.: 1932

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039312

Condition: Very Good


272 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine and color pastedown by C.D. Federer on the front cover, white endpapers w/green illustrations, 8 color plates in the text w/numerous black-and-white illustrations, dj black w/color illustrated front panel that is same as illustration on the front cover, and black-and-white pictorial rear panel of mother reading to three children. each page has an illustration along top edge of a vine with leaves. The book contains sixteen stories which are: The Tinder Box, Great Claus and Little Claus, The Real Princess, THe Hardy Tin Soldier,... View more info

Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales #0333

By: Andersen, Hans Christian and adapted by Morel, Eve

Price: $10.16

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1965

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 049673

Condition: Very Good-


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. View more info

Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales #2242

By: Andersen, Hans Christian and adapted by Morel, Eve

Price: $7.61

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 049674

ISBN: 0448022427

Condition: Good


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. View more info

The Classic Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian and retold by Black, Sheila

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Courage Books: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012869

Condition: Very Good


56 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering, dj wht-blk spine w/full color pictorial front. Collection of nine fairy tales f/Hans Christian Andersen: the emperor's new clothes, thumbelina, the princess & the pea, the steadfast tin soldier, the fir tree, the little mermaid, the nightingale, the little match girl and the ugly duckling. dj one half inch by two inch on front panel. View more info

Hans Christian Andersen Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian and translated by Keigwin, R.P.

Price: $42.46

Publisher: Odense, Denmark, Flensted Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: 017058

ISBN: 8770100918

Condition: Very Good


96 pp, green-wht boards w/color illustrated front. Collection of seven fairy tales issued from Odense, the poet's native town. View more info

The Brave Cowboy

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $59.08

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1959

Seller ID: 026231

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & deco, dj red w/black lettering & illustrated front, red & black illustrated endpapers. Story of small boy and his exciting life in his imagination, a life of a cowboy catching rustlers, battling Indians, busting broncs and tracking down dangerous critters. prev owner's name on verso of ffep, front flap of dj, dj one inch chips along bottom edge back panel, chipped on top& bottom of spine, dj chipped bottom edge front, prev owner's placed adh tape on bottom of dj front panel. Publisher used string binding and bottom string on last gather... View more info

My Book of Friendly Tales

By: Anonymous

Price: $11.01

Publisher: London, England, Ramboro Books,: 1987

Seller ID: 014294

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, light orange-green-blu boards w/color wraparound pictorial, color illustrated endpapers. The book was printed in Rumania. Collection of six friendly tales for children - The Forest Fairies, Mother of the Year, David & Dawn, The Magician, The Runaways, and Fiona Fly. View more info

Fairy Tales #9004

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Kenosha, WI, John Martin's House, Inc.: 1944

Seller ID: 040214

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu-brown papercovered boards & dj w/color illustrated front and rear panels, white-green illustrated endpapers. Collection of four fairy tales: The Valiant Little Tailor, Big Claus and Little Claus, Rapunzel, and The Wof and Seven Little Goats. prev owner's bookplate on the FPD, dj some chips and rubbing along the edges. View more info

Balook

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $26.31

Publisher: Novato, CA, Underwood/Miller: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030443

ISBN: 088733069X

Condition: Near Fine


197 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj glossy blu-brown w/color wraparound illustration. In America's near future, computers, genetic engineering and sheer luck have brought a baluchitherium, the hornless rhinoceros of the Miocene Epoch, back to life. Nicknamed Balook, this nine-ton monster becomes attached to a youngster name Thor. View more info

Seven Simeons - a Russian Tale

By: Artzybasheff, Boris

Price: $23.76

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1937

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 016043

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, green cloth boards w/embossed birds across the top of the front, dj wht-red-grn, color illustrated endpapers. The story of great King Douda and the story of seven brothers who lived in the realms of King Douda. King Douda wanted a Princess whose beauty was worthy of his own. The seven brothers had special powers. dj small chips at corners, slight soiling to dj, slight staining on boards, dj spine sunned. View more info

If I Found a Wistful Unicorn : a gift of Love

By: Ashford, Ann

Price: $16.36

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Peachtree Publishers, Ltd.: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013940

ISBN: 0931948002

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, brown cloth boards w/gilt letters, dj cream-green-black w/color pictorial front & back. Book reflects authors' refined blend of caring & whimsy. It is the story of a relationship, & is meant for sharing. dj chipped top of spine 1x1, dj chipped bottom of spine .5, small chips corners of dj. View more info

If I Found a Wistful Unicorn : a gift of Love

By: Ashford, Ann

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Peachtree Publishers, Ltd.: 1978

Edition: 10th Printing

Seller ID: 021943

ISBN: 0931948002

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, brown cloth boards w/gilt letters, dj cream-green-black w/color pictorial front & back. The book reflects the authors' refined blend of caring & whimsy. It is the story of a relationship, & is meant for sharing w/the persons that touch your life. dj chipped bottom edge on back 1" x 1", dj stain on front & spine, dj small tears along the edges. View more info