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Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales

Children's:Fairy Tales

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Mahwah: Troll, n.d. Griffith, Linda 
7.75" x 10.75" Glazed pictorial boards. Paper engineering by Tor Lokvig. Color illustrations. Six openings with pop-ups and moveables, including pull-tabs and wheels to turn. A Troll Pop-Up Book. Near Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Jack and the Beanstalk
Jack and the Beanstalk
London: Murrays Sales and Service Co. 'Cresta House', n.d. [ca 1974] Kubasta, V. 
Oblong 8vo Pictorial boards with six exciting, colorful pop-ups, two of which have pull tabs, by famed pop-up artist Vojtech Kubasta. Child's name to first page, crease to one figure in last pop-up else Very Good with all moveables working nicely. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Picture Story Book
Picture Story Book
Akron: Saalfield, 1933 Peat, Fern Bisel 
Folio. Die cut wraps. [20]pp (including covers) with wonderful full-page color illustrations plus covers by Fern Bisel Peat. Nine stories include abbreviated versions of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Gingerbread Boy and Puss-in-Boots. Light cover soil, a little edge wear, penciled name to upper cover else Very Good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Puss In Boots: The Illustrated Pop-Up Edition
Puss In Boots: The Illustrated Pop-Up Edition
Bedford: Applewood Books [1995] First Edition Thus Cloud, E. Carey and Harold B. Lentz 
8vo Pictorial boards. [16]pp with great illustrations from black and white drawings plus three marvelous double-page full color pop-ups to tell the story of the cat who won his master the hand of a princess. Originally published in 1934, this is a very well done reproduction. Near Fine. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Shirley Temple's Storytime Favorites
Shirley Temple's Storytime Favorites
New York: Random House (1962) Miller, J. P. 
Folio. Glazed pictorial boards. [24]pp with lively color illustrations throughout by J. P. Miller. Stories include: The Cat and the Parrot; King Midas and the Golden Touch; The Husband Who Tried to Keep House; The Three Wishes; The Three Billy Goats Gruff; Puss in Boots; The Hare and the Tortoise; Tit For Tat; The Old Woman and the Tramp; and Gudbrand on the Hillside. Spine ends and corners show wear else Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Snow White
Snow White
Brown Watson, 1984 Kubasta, V. 
Oblong octavo. Glazed pictorial boards. Cover illustration by Hildegarde Bone. Contains six colorful pop-ups by famed pop-up artist Vojtech Kubasta, four of which have pull tabs, the final scene showing Snow White in a coffin with a cellophane cover. A few small creases else Very Good with all moveables working well. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Enchanter's Spell: Five Famous Tales
The Enchanter's Spell: Five Famous Tales
New York: Dial Books (1987) First U.S. Edition Spirin, Gennady 
4to Cloth-backed boards. 84pp with lovely, detailed color illustrations throughout by Gennady Spirin. Tales include: Little Daylight by George Macdonald, The Princess and the Seven Brothers by Alexander Pushkin, The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffman, The Beautiful Kitchen Maid by Miguel de Cervantes, and The Emporer's New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen. An elegant and beautiful book. Neat name to ffep, covers slightly bowed else Very Good in dustjacket (minor soil to upper flap). 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen, Andersen, Hans Christian
8 Andersen, Hans Christian
Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art and Viking Press (1981) First Edition Thus Nielsen, Kay 
Quarto. Decoratively blindstamped blue cloth, spine title gilt. 155pp with eleven of Andersen's fairy tales and twelve of Kay Nielsen's exquisite color plates plus additional full-page and smaller drawings reproduced from the 1924 limited edition. Stories include: The Real Princess, The Hardy Tin Soldier, The Snow Queen, The Nightingale, and others. Neat name to half-title, slightest edge fading to cloth. Near Fine in price-clipped dustjacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Emperor's New Clothes, Andersen, Hans Christian
9 Andersen, Hans Christian
The Emperor's New Clothes
Boston: Houghton Mifflin (1949) Fourth Printing Burton, Virginia Lee 
8vo Decorated yellow cloth. 43pp illustrated throughout with spirited color lithos by Virginia Lee Burton. A wonderful version of this favorite tale by a Caldecott Medal winner. Spine heel and lower corners show light wear else Very Good. Dustjacket darkened, frayed and worn with some chipping, price-clipped. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Tinderbox, Andersen, Hans Christian / adapted and illustrated by Harriet
10 Andersen, Hans Christian / adapted and illustrated by Harriet
The Tinderbox
New York: Maxton, 1948 Harriet 
4to Pictorial boards with dark blue spine. [30]pp with nice color and black and white illustrations by Harriet. Some chipping and wear at spine ends, light corner and edge wear otherwise Good. Contents clean. Child's penciled name in box provided. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Little Match Girl (signed), Andersen, Hans Christian / adapted by Jerry Pinkney
11 Andersen, Hans Christian / adapted by Jerry Pinkney
The Little Match Girl (signed)
New York: Phyllis Fogelman Books (1999) First Edition 
4to Pictorial boards. [32]pp with luminous watercolor illustrations by Jerry Pinkney. Pinkney has given an American setting to Andersen's touching story of poverty midst plenty. Signed in silver ink to the black endpaper by Caldecott Award winner Jerry Pinkney. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Lucie Attwell's 'The Giant's Boot', Attwell, Mabel Lucie
12 Attwell, Mabel Lucie
Lucie Attwell's 'The Giant's Boot'
London: Dean & Son, 1959 
12mo. Pictorial boards. [20]pp plus endpapers illustrated with Mabel Lucie Attwell's delightful color images. Little Prunella Pansy and her dog Jane are swept away by her green umbrella and carried to Fairyland! A title in Dean's Little Poppet Series. Covers with minor soil and wear, edges lightly rubbed else Very Good. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Three Little Pigs, Benstead, Vivienne, adapted by
13 Benstead, Vivienne, adapted by
The Three Little Pigs
New York: Random, 1942 Cameron, Mary 
8.25"x9.5" Pictorial boards. [28]pp illustrated with charming color and black & white lithographs by Mary Cameron. This is not the modern, gentle version of the old tale, as two of the little pigs are eaten and the wolf dies in the pot, but the author relates this mayhem so cheerfully. A production of the Artists and Writers Guild and a nice edition of this nursery favorite. Near Fine in lightly frayed dustjacket. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Broadly, Mae retold by
14 Broadly, Mae retold by
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
New York: Modern Promotions / Unisystems, 1973 Smith, Mary 
Folio. Pictorial boards. 18pp + pictorial endpapers illustrated in sparkling color by Mary Smith.The old, old tale retold. An Emerald Book. Printer's ink marks to margin of one page else Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Grimm's Fairy Tales, Brothers Grimm
15 Brothers Grimm
Grimm's Fairy Tales
New York: Dodge, n.d. (ca. 1912) Stratton, Helen 
8vo Green cloth intricately decorated in colors and gold on upper cover and spine, all edges stained green. 336pp. Contains 54 stories of the Brothers Grimm with beautiful illustrations by Helen Stratton, in all 28 color (a few double-page) and 43 black & white full-page plates plus additional in-text drawings. Familiar stories such as Hansel and Grettel, The Golden Goose, Tom Thumb, and The Elves and the Shoemaker are here, along with tales less well known. Name and date (1912) to recto of frontis. Light wear else a Very Good+ copy of this splendid book.  
Price: 300.00 USD
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Grimm's Fairy Tales: Twenty Stories, Brothers Grimm
16 Brothers Grimm
Grimm's Fairy Tales: Twenty Stories
New York: Viking (1973) First Edition Thus Rackham, Arthur 
8vo Brown boards. 127pp. Illustrated with twelve enchanting color plates plus many full-page and smaller black & white drawings by Arthur Rackham. Contains: Snowdrop, The Golden Goose, Rumpelstiltskin, The Valiant Tailor, Tom Thumb, The Bremen Town Musicians, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, and 13 other tales, some well known and some less so. Corners lightly bumped else Very Good. Dustjacket lightly edge worn, price-clipped. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Grimm's Tales, Brothers Grimm
17 Brothers Grimm
Grimm's Tales
New York: Oxford University Press, 1954 First Edition Sewell, Helen and Madeleine Gekiere 
8vo Blue decorated cloth. 142pp with black & white illustrations highlighted in red or purple. Contains sixteen stories: Three Children of Fortune, The Little Fawn, The Tomtit and the Bear, The Golden Bird plus a dozen familiar tales. The illustrations are an intriguing blend of Sewell's bold images and Gekiere's delicate, airy line drawings, both artists providing pictures for each story. Corners lightly bumped, a little wear to upper edge and corner tip else about Very Good in chipped and worn dustjacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Little Red Riding Hood, Brothers Grimm
18 Brothers Grimm
Little Red Riding Hood
New York: McLoughlin, ca 187? 
9"x10.75" Color pictorial wraps. [20]pp with six full-page color chromos (versos blank) by an unknown hand. This version of the old tale has Red Riding Hood's grandmother saving herself from the wolf by locking herself in a closet. Red Riding Hood then arrives and meets the wolf disguised as Grand-mamma, gets into bed with him, curls up and falls asleep! She awakens to those savage teeth but the woodmen arrive in time to slay Master Wolf. Appended to the story is a rhyme titled "Moral," which warns children to heed with whom they keep company. Spine stitched, slight stain at spine and lower edges, a few small margin tears and corner chips, minor soil. Good. Chromos clean and bright. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Golden Goose: A Grimms' Tale Retold, Brothers Grimm
19 Brothers Grimm
The Golden Goose: A Grimms' Tale Retold
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1947 First Edition Bare, Arnold E. 
6"x8" Golden brown decorated cloth. [24]pp. Illustrated endpapers and color illustrations throughout. Arnold Bare is a Caldecott Honor medalist. The story of Dummling, the boy with a kind heart, and how he wins a princess. A title in the Nursery Books Series. Fine in dustjacket.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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Thorn Rose, Brothers Grimm
20 Brothers Grimm
Thorn Rose
Scarsdale: Bradbury Press, 1977 First American Edition Le Cain, Errol 
Oblong 8vo. Red boards. [32]pp with full color illustrations from Le Cain's intricate paintings. A gorgeous, stylized version of The Sleeping Beauty. Each opening features a full-page picture on the left with text framed in elaborate borders on the right. A runner-up for the Kate Greenaway Award. Book has a perfumed odor, otherwise Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (light edge wear, particularly at corner and spine tips). 
Price: 100.00 USD
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