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Two 1965 Fairy Tale Books: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Cinderella

By: N/A

Price: $11.21

Publisher: England, World Distributors: 1965

Seller ID: 137064

Condition: Good


Both books are 9 1/4"w x 11 7/8"h. Cinderella has small tears on spine. Super 1960's brightly colored illustrations by Mary Smith. Retold by Mae Broadley. View more info

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Aesop for Children

By: Aesop

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Checkerboard Press: 1984

Seller ID: 141878

ISBN: 156288039X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Top edge of cover is a bit faded. 96 pages. 9 5/8"w x 11 3/4"h. Beautiful color illustrations by Milo Winter. View more info

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Medici Aesop: From the Spencer Collection of the New York Public Library, The

By: Aesop; McTigue, Bernard; Everett Fahy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: N Y, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1989

Seller ID: 136507

ISBN: 0810915421

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect, with gilt lettering on spine and filigree on cover over deep blue cloth. Sharp corners, square, straight spine, text block is solid and straight. Dust jacket shows light scuffing and general wear, no tears, no edge wear. This is a book of "Aesop's Fables elegantly handwritten in Greek and illustrated by some of the lovelies miniature paintings that have ever appeared between the covers of a Renaissance manuscript.... View more info

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Balaam's Revenge: And Other Uncommon Tales from the Old Testament

By: Alloway, Rob

Price: $8.21

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Regent College Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 126668

ISBN: 1573831417

Condition: Fine


Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 234 pages. View more info

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Babylon Post: And Other Uncommon Tales From Jeremiah

By: Alloway, Rob

Price: $11.21

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Regent College Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 126673

ISBN: 1573832251

Condition: Fine


Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 214 pages. View more info

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The Left Hand of God: And other uncommon tales from Esther, Nehemiah and Ezra

By: Alloway, Rob

Price: $11.21

Publisher: Vancouver, Regent College Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 126675

ISBN: 1573834378

Condition: Fine


Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 273 pages. View more info

Karagoz: Turkish Shadow Theatre

By: And, Metin

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Ankara, Turkey, Dost Yayinlari: 1975

Seller ID: 138878

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 80 pages, plus color plates. 85 color illustrations and 80 b&w illustrations. 6 1/2"w x 9 1/2"h. View more info

Verhalen voor het hele Jaar

By: Andersen, Hans Christian, et al.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Rebo Productions: 1990

Seller ID: 110431

ISBN: 9036604109

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Price sticker residue on cover. Beautiful illustrations in color. Text in Dutch. 319 pages. View more info

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Favourite Fairy Tales

By: Anderson, Hans Christian

Price: $11.21

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins:

Seller ID: 137418

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Unpaginated. The fairy tales included are The Snow Queen, The Flying Trunk, The Ugly Duckling. Glossy pictorial cover. 8 1/4"w x 10 3/4"h. Bright color illustrations. View more info

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Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner

By: Angilirq, Paul Apak

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Coach House Press: 2002

Seller ID: 142683

ISBN: 1552451135

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 240 pages. Text in English and Inuktitut. Many color photos. View more info

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The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche

By: Apuleius, Lucius; Walter Pater

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Heritage Press: 1951

Seller ID: 142093

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brick red cloth bards with gilt lettering and design on cover. Previous owner's bookplate inside. 64 pages. 6 5/8"w x 10 1/8"h. Color illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Printed on creamy heavy paper. View more info

New Century Handbook of Greek Mythology and Legend, The

By: Avery, Catherine B.

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts: 1972

Seller ID: 135015

Condition: Very Good


Book shows very light shelf wear only to covers: binding is solid, spine straight, text is clean and unmarked in any way. 565 pages. An alphabetical list of Greek mythological & legendary figures with sometimes just a paragraph or pages long descriptions. Text is very clean on high quality paper showing no fading or discoloring with occasional b&w illustrations. View more info

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Jatakas Tales of India, The

By: Babbitt, Ellen C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Century Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 133599

Condition: Fair


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Fragile binding with a few loose pages and loose hinges. Silhouette illustrations by Ellsworth Young. 5 1/4"w x 6 7/8"h. 92 pages. Brown cloth boards with library tape on spine. "The Jatakas, or Birth-stories, form one of the sacred books of the Buddhists and relate to the adventures of the Buddha in his former existences, the best character in any story being identified with the Master." View more info

The Annotated Mother Goose: Nursery Rhymes Old and New, Arranged and Explained

By: Baring-Gould, William S.; Baring-Gould, Ceil

Price: $11.21

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter: 1962

Seller ID: 126042

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 350 pages. Slight waviness to first few pages; the rest of the text is clean and unmarked. View more info

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Shamans and Kushtakas: North Coast Tales of the Supernatural

By: Beck, Mary Giraudo

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska Northwest Books: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 133467

ISBN: 0882404067

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 127 pages. View more info

Deutsche Fabeln Aus Neun Jahrhunderten

By: Becker, Karl Wolfgang & Rolf Munzner

Price: $8.44

Publisher: Reclam-Verlag Leipzig: 1991

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 100496

Condition: Very Good +


552 pages with occasional paintings. Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text is clean. Very clean copy for an ex-library. Text is in German. View more info

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When the Moon was Big: Legends from New Guinea

By: Beier, Ulli

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Collins: 1972

Seller ID: 142717

ISBN: 0001950150

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 64 pages. Edge wear, foxing, and small tears to dust jacket. 64 pages. 7 1/8"w x 9 3/4"h. Illustrated by Georgina Beier. New Guinea legends told in their own words by children. View more info

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Poplore: Folk and Pop in American Culture

By: Bluestein, Gene

Price: $12.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Massachusetts Press: 1994

Seller ID: 140252

ISBN: 087023904X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Author contends that Poplore is more accurately reflective of the popular and commercial roots and dynamic, syncretic traditions of American democratic culture; with interviews fo legendary banjo picker Buell Kazee and ronder of Folways Records, Moe Asch. View more info

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Grimms Marchen Vollstandige Ausgabe, Vol 1

By: Bruder Grimm (Wilhelm & Jakob)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manesse Verlag: 1986

Seller ID: 137726

ISBN: 3717511629

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 596 pages. Previous owner's inscription. Full blue cloth boards. Small format: 3 3/4"w x 6"h. Gold ribbon bookmark. Text in German. Black and white illustrations. Edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

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Dictionary of Chicano Folklore

By: Castro, Rafaela G.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A., Abc-Clio Inc: 2000

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 098902

ISBN: 0874369533

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. View more info