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The Tiger and the Rabbit

By: Belpre, Pura

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B Lippincott: 1965

Seller ID: 145916

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Stated First Printing. 128 pages. Illustrations in black and white by Tomie de Paola. A collection of folk tales from Puerto Rico. View more info

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Japanese Book Illustration

By: Brown, Yu-Ying

Price: $9.50  $7.60

Publisher: London, British Library: 1988

Seller ID: 143292

ISBN: 0712301283

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 80 pages. 6 5/8"w x 9 1/8"h. View more info

Folk Tales of Missouri

By: Collins, Earl A.

Price: $49.95  $39.96

Publisher: Christopher Publishing House: 1935

Edition: Ex-Libris First Edition

Seller ID: 088849

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text is clean. Green textured boards, gilt library numerals on spine. View more info

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Folktales and Society: Story-Telling in a Hungarian Peasant Community (A Midland Book)

By: Degh, Linda

Price: $98.50  $78.80

Publisher: U.S.A., Indiana Univ Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 140246

ISBN: 0253205263

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Chapters include: History of the Szeklers; Social and economic life in old Andrasfalva; Resettlement procedures (1883 - 1941); Settlers of Kakasd. Part II: Survey of the results oin folktale research to the present; The tale occasions; The tale material: the narrative body of Kakasd; The storytellers; Mrs. Zsuzsanna Palko; Gyorgy Andrasfalvi, Mrs. Anna Sebestyen and Marton Laszlo; with afterword, appendix, notes, b... View more info

Zhabka and Other Ukrainian Folk Tales : Retold in English 2

By: Evanishen, Danny

Price: $24.95  $19.96

Publisher: Summerland, BC, Canada, Ethnic Enterprises: 1995

Seller ID: 109424

ISBN: 0969774834

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 134 pages. Black and white illustrations. View more info

Folklore as an Historical Science

By: Gomme, George Laurence

Price: $17.95  $14.36

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1979

Seller ID: 138945

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Green cloth hardback covers show little to no wear, a little edge wear only. 371 pages with a great many illustrations. No publishing date, library stamp shows 1979. View more info

Folktale Journey Through the Maritimes, A

By: Helen Creighton

Price: $15.95  $12.76

Publisher: Breton Books: 1993

Seller ID: 135472

ISBN: 1895415284

Condition: Fine


Book is nearly new, in excellent condition with very light shelf wear only. Binding is solid, creaseless covers and spine. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 249 pages. View more info

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Fireside Stories

By: Hutchinson, Virginia S.

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: New York, Minton, Balch & Company: 1927

Edition: 20th Impression

Seller ID: 129076

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Inside clean and unmarked, binding tight. 150 pages, comprising 15 fairy tales and animal stories from different European folklores. Approx. 3rd grade reading level. Mostly black and white pen illustrations, with some glossy color plates as well. Grey library binding with black and white illustrations on cover. Find out why the Bear is stumpy-tailed, and what was so wonderful about the Pot. Titty Mouse's true story also included (6th grade and older only). View more info

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Welsh Legends and Folk-Tales

By: Jones, Gwyn

Price: $18.95  $15.16

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144678

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Bright yellow cloth boards. Both cover and dust jacket have a small open tear near bottom of spine. Price-clipped dust jacket. 230 pages. Illustrations by Joan Kiddell-Monroe in yellow and black-and-white. Key to pronouncing the names at rear. View more info

Little Horse of Seven Colors and Other Portuguese Folk Tales, The

By: Lower, Patricia Tracy

Price: $18.95  $15.16

Publisher: N Y, World Publishing Company: 1970

Seller ID: 127784

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and uinmarked; tight binding. 122 pages. View more info

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Canadian Fairy Tales

By: Martin, Eva

Price: $18.00  $14.40

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd: 1984

Seller ID: 139484

ISBN: 0888990308

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 124 pages. 8 1/4"w x 10 1/4"h. Tear on dust jacket. Twelve full-page color illustrations by Laszlo Gal. "Drawn from the French, Irish and British oral tradition of the people who first settled Canada, these tales were transformed by the settlers' encounter with the new land. Ture fairy tales, they document the collision of the "normal world" with the mysterious and irrational world of faerie, and confirm that Canada has its own rich magic tradition." View more info

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Indian Fables

By: Olbracht, Ivan

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1964

Seller ID: 143606

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full white cloth boards show a bit of edge wear. Pictorial endpapers. Small tape marks on endpapers. 8 1/4"w x 11 1/4"h. 220 pages. Printed on heavy, creamy paper. Color illustrations by Josef Liesler. View more info

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Anansi the Spider Man: Jamaican Folk Tales

By: Sherlock, Philip M.

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: N Y, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1957

Seller ID: 144788

Condition: Very Good


Sturdy ex-library binding in gray buckram cloth. 112 pages. Illustrated by Marcia Brown. View more info

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Stories for Children

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: N Y, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143605

ISBN: 0374372667

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full blue cloth boards show slight edge wear. Edge wear to price-clipped dust jacket. Stated First Edition. View more info

Selection of Jataka Tales, A

By: Siriwardene, Mahendra

Price: $33.95  $27.16

Publisher: Buddha Educational Foundation: 2000

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 114318

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is free of marking of any kind. 102 pages with a few color drawings. View more info

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Tasha Tudor's Favorite Stories

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: N Y, J.B. Lippincott: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144810

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Blue cloth spine and paper-covered boards. Price-clipped dust jacket shows small tears and edge wear, and blemish from price tag removal. 132 pages. 7 5/8"w x 9 3/4"h. Full page color illustrations. View more info