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  • SET OF FIVE PORCELAIN PLATES. by Andersen, Hans Christian
    Andersen, Hans Christian
    SET OF FIVE PORCELAIN PLATES.

    Copenhagen, Denmark: Aristo, n.d. (ca 1950) dj. A charming set of five small "pin plates" each depicting a scene from a different Hans Christian Andersen story - Den flyvende Kuffert (The Flying Trunk); Kods Hans (Blockhead Hans); Pigen MedSvovlstikkerne (The Little Matchgirl); Tommelise (Thumbelina); and Hyrdinden Og Skorstensfejeren (The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep) - with a pastel border. Each is bordered in a pastel tones. Undated, but probably mid 20th century. Only one indicates "Aristo" on the base, another notes "handmade."

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 80980
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  • THE KISS OF THE SNOW QUEEN: Hans Christian Andersen and Man's Redemption by Woman, by [Andersen,Hans Christian] Lederer, Wolfgang
    [Andersen,Hans Christian] Lederer, Wolfgang
    THE KISS OF THE SNOW QUEEN: Hans Christian Andersen and Man's Redemption by Woman,

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - A study of one of Hans Christian Andersen's most haunting and enigmatic tales, one which interweaves psychological analysis of the fairy tale with an account of Andersen's life. Includes the text of the story in an appendix, notes, index. xiii, 262 pp. ISBN: 0-520057740.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86097
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  • FAIRY TALES OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON, with 25 Illustrations in Full Color by Children of Eighteen Nations. by Anderson, Hans Christian
    Anderson, Hans Christian
    FAIRY TALES OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON, with 25 Illustrations in Full Color by Children of Eighteen Nations.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Orion Press (c 1958). Hardcover - A collection of 42 classic tales by this Danish author, from The Tinderbox and The Princess and The Pea to Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, to less well known stories like Aunty and The Porter's Son. Illustrated with twenty-five full color paintings by children from 18 different nations. 355 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated cream cloth, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85125
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  • THE LION'S WHISKERS AND OTHER ETHIOPIAN TALES. by Ashabranner, Brent and Russell Davis.
    Ashabranner, Brent and Russell Davis.
    THE LION'S WHISKERS AND OTHER ETHIOPIAN TALES.

    Edition: First thus.

    North Haven, CT: Linnet Books, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of 16 folktales from the nine main tribes of Ethopia, illustrated with woodcuts by Helen Siegl. A revised version of a book originally published in 1959. Afterword, glossary. 96 pp. ISBN: 0-208024298.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine unmarked dust jacket (some sunning to the dj)

    Book ID: 82768
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  • PAUL BUNYAN; THE GIANT LUMBERJACK. by Bang, Ray.
    Bang, Ray.
    PAUL BUNYAN; THE GIANT LUMBERJACK.

    Bemidji, MN: c. 1953. Tales of Paul Bunyan and his friends and animals, including Sport the Reversible Dog, illustrated in color and black and white drawings. Apparently a promotion item, with "The Gift Mart, Lakewiew Hotel, Bemidji, Minnesota" printed on front cover. Unpaginged (32 pp. including covers) Postcard of the steel and concrete statues of Paul and Babe in Bemidji laid in.

    Condition: Just about fine in original stapled pictorial wraps.

    Book ID: 85580
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  • AESOP'S FABLES WITH HIS LIFE: in English, French and Latin. Newly translated. Illustrated with one hundred and twelve SCULPTURES. To this edition are likewise added, thirty one new figures representing his life by Francis Barlow. by Barlow, Francis (ca.1626 - 1704); Behn, Aphra (1640-1698)
    Barlow, Francis (ca.1626 - 1704); Behn, Aphra (1640-1698)
    AESOP'S FABLES WITH HIS LIFE: in English, French and Latin. Newly translated. Illustrated with one hundred and twelve SCULPTURES. To this edition are likewise added, thirty one new figures representing his life by Francis Barlow.

    London: Printed by R. Newcomb, for Francis Barlow, and are to be sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1703. Hardcover - A re-issue of the second edition of Aesop's Fables illustrated by Francis Barlow, which was published in 1687. Most copies of the 1666 first edition were destroyed in the Fire of London, but the plates were preserved. The second edition added 31 new plates (32 including the frontispiece) for the translation of Planudes's Life of Aesop, and new English verse summaries of the Fables by Mrs. Aphra Behn, one of the first English women to earn her living by writing. After three versions of the Life of Aesop - in English, French, and Latin - are…

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    London: Printed by R. Newcomb, for Francis Barlow, and are to be sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1703. Hardcover - A re-issue of the second edition of Aesop's Fables illustrated by Francis Barlow, which was published in 1687. Most copies of the 1666 first edition were destroyed in the Fire of London, but the plates were preserved. The second edition added 31 new plates (32 including the frontispiece) for the translation of Planudes's Life of Aesop, and new English verse summaries of the Fables by Mrs. Aphra Behn, one of the first English women to earn her living by writing. After three versions of the Life of Aesop - in English, French, and Latin - are the 110 fables themselves: each has a French prose version with Le Sens Moral; the half-page illustration including the English verse version; and the Latin prose version with its moral. Although Barlow was a prolific book illustrator and print-maker, the Fables are the work for which he is best known. Hodnett commented that "His birds and animals, no less than his human beings, are the believable, reacting embodiments of those vain, gullible, shrewd, and predatory creatures that the legendary Aesop made immortal...[His] originality as an interpretive illustrator grows out of something more than his superb draughtsmanship. The constant emotional involvement of his characters, human and dumb creatures, in the scenes they act out so vigorously, invests his illustrations with dramatic excitement." There seem to be many variations in this printing - among significant variations, this copy does not include the engraved dedication page; the infamous plate 17 has been removed, and the frontispiece to the life is inserted before the French version. Each section is paginated separately, the English and French translations of the life are 40 pp (with the full page plates inserted in the French version), the Latin is 19 pp and the fables are 221 pp followed by a 2 pp table. Folio (305 mm).

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    Condition: An attractive copy in the original publisher's brown leather boards, with the spine professionally replaced in goatskin with six-hubs. The new marbled endpapers reproduce the original papers (laid in). The text block is overall in good condition, although there is some foxing, especially on the verso of the leaves with full page illustrations, as well as some offsetting from the engravings.

    Book ID: 86179
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  • FAREWELL MISS JULIE LOGAN: A Wintry Tale. by Barrie, J. M.
    Barrie, J. M.
    FAREWELL MISS JULIE LOGAN: A Wintry Tale.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. Hardcover - Ghost story set in Scotland, written as a diary by a young minister about when the glen is locked - or snowbound. 103 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in green cloth with gold lettering and decoration on front cover (some fading to the cloth, lettering on the spine is illegible, bookplate and scattered pencil underlining.) 103 pp.

    Book ID: 79924
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  • CAN'T CATCH ME and Other Twice-Told Tales. by Cadnum, Michael.
    Cadnum, Michael.
    CAN'T CATCH ME and Other Twice-Told Tales.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: Tachyon Publications, (2006.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. "Fairy tales for the tough-minded" by this award-winning author - twice-told, the familiar stories are newly revealed, from the unrepentent Gingerbread Man of the title story and his tirades against overprotective parents, meddlesome neighbors, and untrustworthy foxes, to the giant's wife who simply wants Jack out of the picture so that she and her mate may continue collaborating on poetry, these ironic tales introduce complex, emotional topics within a familiar context. Includes five original, previously unpublished works. 181 pp. ISBN: 1892391333.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 36285
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  • TALES OF A RUSSIAN GRANDMOTHER by Carpenter, Frances (1890-1972)
    Carpenter, Frances (1890-1972)
    TALES OF A RUSSIAN GRANDMOTHER

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1943. dj. Hardcover - The second of her popular Grandmother series by this American folklorist, traveler and photographer, books which used the device of a grandmother as narrator to convey details of national culture as well as its folk legends. This book - containing "genuine" stories, translated from original Russian sources with the classic illustrations by Ivan Bilibin - including a full color frontispiece and seven internal color plates, eight black and white plates, and numerous black and white in-text illustrations, decorations and illuminated letters at the beginning of each story - was her breakthrough book. 292 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding, with some reading wear in a very good example of the extremely scarce dust jacket (which reproduces the illustration of the maiden and the Frost King) - the dust jacket is slightly larger than the book, has the price of $2.00 on the flap and notes on the back cover that it was produced under wartime conditions.

    Book ID: 85415
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  • THE SECOND VIRAGO BOOK OF FAIRY TALES. by Carter, Angela, editor.
    Carter, Angela, editor.
    THE SECOND VIRAGO BOOK OF FAIRY TALES.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Virago Press, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection published posthumously, with an introduction by Marina Warner, wood-cut illustrations by Corinna Sargood. Collects 45 stories "from the Arctic to Asia" arranged in six sections with names like "Strong Minds and Low Cunning," "Black Arts and Dirty Tricks," "Married Women," etc. xvii, 230 pp plus final illustration. Blue and white illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 1-853814911.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79968
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  • Cavendish, Richard, editor
    MYTHOLOGY: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Rizzoli, 1980. Hardcover first edition - A large format, profusely illustrated, and very comprehensive book - included are sections on Asia, the Middle East, the West, Africa, the Americas and the Pacific with contributions by many different writers. 303 pgs including a glossary, bibliography and index.

    Condition: F/F.

    Book ID: 8393
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  • Cousineau, Phil.
    ONCE AND FUTURE MYTHS: The Power of Ancient Stories in Modern Times.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Conari Press, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - A discussion of the myths, current and present, of time, travel, creative struggle, the city, sports and more. Foreword by Stephen Larsen. Illustrated. Includes a list of recommended readings and index. 342 pages. ISBN: 1-57324-1466.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 19512
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  • A WILD SWAN and Other Tales. by Cunningham, Michael.
    Cunningham, Michael.
    A WILD SWAN and Other Tales.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2015). Hardcover first edition - A beautiful book in many ways - it contains " elegant, sardonic retellings of 10 iconic fairy tales . . . Cunninghams tales enlarge rather than reduce the haunting mystery of their originals. Striking black-and-white images from illustrator Yuko Shimizu add a fitting visual counterpoint to a collection at once dark and delightful." (Publishers Weekly) 134 pp plus a final drawing. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-0374290252.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85591
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  • THE EMERALD SEA: The Quest of Brendan the Navigator, Book Three of the Heroes of the Misty Isle. by Dengler, Sandy.
    Dengler, Sandy.
    THE EMERALD SEA: The Quest of Brendan the Navigator, Book Three of the Heroes of the Misty Isle.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Chicago: Moody Publishers, (1994). First edition - "Brendan has dreamed all his life of sailing to this promised land. Now his dream is coming true. But he and his fellow travelers must face the peril of the high seas, explore strange and dangerous lands, and defend themselves against terrors both physical and spiritual, before they reach their goal." 337 pp. ISBN: 0-802422950.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 78854
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  • VARIOUS FABLES FROM VARIOUS PLACES. by Di Prima, Diane, editor. Illustrated by Bernard Krigstein.
    Di Prima, Diane, editor. Illustrated by Bernard Krigstein.
    VARIOUS FABLES FROM VARIOUS PLACES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Capricorn / Putnam, (1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - The scarce hardcover edition of this unassuming little book containing fables from all over the world - Spain, Russia, Malay Peninsula, ancient Greece and Rome, through France and Tibet. Includes an afterword by Di Prima "about fables" in which she states that her selection of the specific variants of the fables included was based on one thing - her delight in them. Illustrated with a double title page and 18 full page illustrations by Bernard Krigstein. Smalll format, 4 5/8" by 7 1.2", unfortunately printed on inexpensive paper so virtually all copies, including this one, have significant age-toning. 183 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in silver cloth in a good dust jacket - light staining to the edge of the rear board, significant toning to the pages and to the spine and edges of the dust jacket, tape reinforcement to part of the upper edge of the dj. Original price of 2.50 still present.

    Book ID: 80182
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  • BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH: Bird Tales from Around the World. by Dillon, Leo and Diane Dillon, illustrators, signed; Norman, Howard,
    Dillon, Leo and Diane Dillon, illustrators, signed; Norman, Howard,
    BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH: Bird Tales from Around the World.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Gulliver Books / Harcourt, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A selection of bird stories from around the world collected by Howard Norman and illustrated in beautiful full color (with colored pencil and watercolor on Bristol board) by Caldecott award-winning artists Leo and Diane Dillon (Leo was the first Black US American to receive this award). SIGNED on the title page by both Leo and Diane Dillon. Includes a 4 pp note by Norman about the stories and the selection process - "laughter, argument, friendship." Slightly oblong format. ix, 78 pp. ISBN: 0-152019820.

    Condition: Fine in blue boards in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86119
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  • THE IROKO-MAN: A Yoruba Folktale. by Gershator, Phillis (retold by); Illustrated by Holly C. Kim.
    Gershator, Phillis (retold by); Illustrated by Holly C. Kim.
    THE IROKO-MAN: A Yoruba Folktale.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Orchard Books, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A retelling of the story 'Oluronbi' in "Yoruba Legends" by M. I. Ogumefu, published in 1929 - a story which echoes that of Rumpelstiltskin. Colorfully illustrated with acrylic and collage paintings by Holly C. Kim (her first children's book.) Large format, unpaginated. Reinforced binding. ISBN: 0-531086607.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 41875
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  • DICTIONARY OF CELTIC MYTH AND LEGEND. by Green, Miranda J.
    Green, Miranda J.
    DICTIONARY OF CELTIC MYTH AND LEGEND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Thames and Hudson, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes over 400 illustrated articles on every aspect of Celtic myth, religion and folklore - including festivals, holy places, rituals, sacred animals and more - in Britain and Europe between 500BC and AD400, based on oral traditions, classical writer and archeology. Includes a a comprehensive historical introduction. 243 illustrations, subject index, bibliography. Slightly oversized format. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-500015163.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85779
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  • THE PRIMITIVE READER: An Anthology of Myths, Tales, Songs, Riddles and Proverbs of Aboriginal Peoples Around the World. by Greenway, John, editor.
    Greenway, John, editor.
    THE PRIMITIVE READER: An Anthology of Myths, Tales, Songs, Riddles and Proverbs of Aboriginal Peoples Around the World.

    Edition: First printing.

    Hatboro PA: Folklore Associates, 1965. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes over 250 examples of aboriginal verbal lore - stories, tales, songs, riddles and more - each with an informative introduction by the editor. Sources, 211 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in orange cloth in a near fine dustjacket (sunning to spine of dj, original price of $5.50 still present.) Uncommon, especially in this condition.

    Book ID: 85833
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  • THE TWO TRAVELERS. by Grimm, Brothers; Adapted and illustrated by Harriet.
    Grimm, Brothers; Adapted and illustrated by Harriet.
    THE TWO TRAVELERS.

    Edition: Vintage edition.

    New York: Maxton Publishers, 1948. Hardcover - Classic Grimm Brothers' tale in a rather uncommon edition - adapted and illustrated in both full color and with black and white drawings by Harriet. Maxton Books for Little People #10 (back cover lists 18 titles in this series) Unpaginated (32 pp)

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated boards with a dark green spine (rubbing and wear to the covers, spine covering beginning to split)

    Book ID: 81911
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  • THE BOOK OF FAIRIES. by Hague, Michael.
    Hague, Michael.
    THE BOOK OF FAIRIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Eight classic fairy tales selected by Hague and illustrated by him both in full color and with black and white drawings. Includes 'Lock-out Time' by J.M. Barrie; 'Thumbelina' by Hans Christian Andersen; 'Goblin Market' by Christina Rossetti; 'The Goodwife's Midnight Labors' retold by Elizabeth Grierson; 'The Flower-Babies' by M. Wallace-Dunlop and M. Rivett-Carnac; 'Fairer-than-a-Fairy' by Charlotte-Rose Caumont de la Force; 'The Brownie o' Ferne-Den' retold by Virginia Haviland; and 'The Fairies' by William Allingham. Author's notes. Large format. Illustrated endpapers. 125 pp. ISBN: 0-688108814.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74810
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  • IN THE BEGINNING: Creation Stories from Around the World. by Hamilton, Virginia. Illustrated by Barry Moser.
    Hamilton, Virginia. Illustrated by Barry Moser.
    IN THE BEGINNING: Creation Stories from Around the World.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - A beautiful collaboration between this award-winning author and an equally honored illustrator. Includes twenty-five myths from different cultures and ages - from the book of Genesis in the Bible, Greek myths, the Inuit and Native Americans, China, Iceland and Africa. Some describe creation as out of nothing, others are among the "earth-diver" types, and some, like that featuring Anansi the trickster, are humorous. Each story is illustrated by one of more full-page watercolor paintings by Moser, and is followed by comments from Hamilton. A Newbery Honor book. Notes on sources. Large format. xi, 161 pp. ISBN: 0-15-2387404.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (first issue dj with no medallion)

    Book ID: 65386
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  • THE DARK WAY: Stories from the Spirit World. by Hamilton, Virginia. (illustrated by Lambert Davis.)
    Hamilton, Virginia. (illustrated by Lambert Davis.)
    THE DARK WAY: Stories from the Spirit World.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Twenty-five stories from different cultures about death, fairies, magic and other things felt but not explained in the past. Included are such myths and tales as that of the Banshee, Rolling Rio, the large black fisherman who wasn't afraid of death, the Golem, Fenris the Wolf, Childe Roland and more. Beautifully illustrated in full color by Lambert Davis. Large format. Bibliography. 154 pp. ISBN: 0-15-2223401.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50155
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  • THE COUNCIL OF THE GODS. by Harshaw, Ruth; Nicolas Kaissaroff, illustrator.
    Harshaw, Ruth; Nicolas Kaissaroff, illustrator.
    THE COUNCIL OF THE GODS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: Follett Publishing Company, (1931). Hardcover first edition - Tales from Greek mythology retold for older children, illustrated with many full page art deco drawings by Nicolas Kaissaroff, including decorations at the head of each chapter. Foreword by Carleton Washburne, who notes that this had been tested in fifth grade classrooms and the response has been "enthusiastically favorable." Glossary and index. xxii, 198 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Good condition in tan cloth with gilt lettering and design to the front cover and to the spine (some dulling to the gilt on the spine and some toning to the pages, but a clean, tight and sturdy copy)

    Book ID: 85416
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  • THE CANDLEWICK BOOK OF FAIRY TALES. by Hayes, Sarah; illustrated by P. J. Lynch.
    Hayes, Sarah; illustrated by P. J. Lynch.
    THE CANDLEWICK BOOK OF FAIRY TALES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Ten classic fairy tales - Puss in Boots, Snow White, Frog Prince, Hansel & Gretel, 6 Swans, 12 Dancing Princesses, Sleepy Beauty, Rapunzel,Cinderella, Beauty & the Beast. - retold by Hayes and illustrated throughout in full color by P. J. Lynch. SIGNED by both the author and the illustrator on a special publisher's bookplate on the front endpaper. Large format. 93 pp. ISBN: 1564022609.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards in a very good dust jacket (tear to dj at upper corner of front cover)

    Book ID: 69019
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  • Ho, Minfong & Ros, Saphan ( Illustrated by Jean & Mou-Sien Tseng).
    THE TWO BROTHERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lothrup, Lee & Shepherd, 1995. Hardcover first edition - Story based on a traditional Cambodian folktale of two orphaned brothers, growing up together in a Buddhist monastery. Illustrated in full color. ISBN: 0-688-125506.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards, lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 21729
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  • THE THREE PRINCES OF SERENDIP. by Hodges, Elizabeth Jamison (1908-1999)
    Hodges, Elizabeth Jamison (1908-1999)
    THE THREE PRINCES OF SERENDIP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1964. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, written for older children. The word 'serendipity' was invented by Horace Walpole after reading an old fairy tale, "The Three Princes of Serendip," This story, which goes back at least to the 16th century, is retold by Hodges in a version based on an English translation of 1722. "The tale is brilliantly embroidered, full of color and imagination. It tells how the three princes of Serendip (another name for Ceylon) journey to Persia and India to prove their fitness as future rulers and to find the secret formula which will clear the dragoninfested sea around their island kingdom. Along the way they meet mighty kings, young…

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    New York: Atheneum, 1964. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, written for older children. The word 'serendipity' was invented by Horace Walpole after reading an old fairy tale, "The Three Princes of Serendip," This story, which goes back at least to the 16th century, is retold by Hodges in a version based on an English translation of 1722. "The tale is brilliantly embroidered, full of color and imagination. It tells how the three princes of Serendip (another name for Ceylon) journey to Persia and India to prove their fitness as future rulers and to find the secret formula which will clear the dragoninfested sea around their island kingdom. Along the way they meet mighty kings, young girls as beautiful as jasmine, fearsome monsters. . . this ends happily as a fairy tale should with the gentle corollary that vision and knowledge come to 'those who dream with lifted eyes'. (New York Times review). Illustrated with drawings by Joan Berg. Notes, and a brief list of suggestions for further reading. 158 pp.

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    Condition: Very good+ in rust-colored cloth in a fair only dust jacket with some rubbing and edgewear, loss of about one inch at top of dj spine, price-clipped.

    Book ID: 84949
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  • Holman, Paul David.
    FABLES.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Publishing, 1990. First edition - Updated fables, drawn from the animal life of Virginia and Arizona, and inspired by traditional fables from Aesop to LaFontaine to Joel Chandler Harris, illustrated with woodcuts by the author. ISBN: 0-87358-502x.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 19197
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  • THE COW OF NO COLOR: Riddle Stories and Justice Tales from Around the World. by Jaffe Nina and Steve Zeitlin
    Jaffe Nina and Steve Zeitlin
    THE COW OF NO COLOR: Riddle Stories and Justice Tales from Around the World.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1998) dj. Hardcover - A multicultural collection of stories in which "readers must try to outsmart evil kings, answer questions from Death, even puzzle with angels over the justice of God. Every tale returns to the most basic question: What is fair?" Illustrated by Whitney Sherman. Source notes, bibliography. 161 pp. ISBN: 0-805037365.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74509
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  • THE HOUR GLASS: Sixty Fables for This Moment in Time. by Japikse, Carl; illustrated by Mark Peyton.
    Japikse, Carl; illustrated by Mark Peyton.
    THE HOUR GLASS: Sixty Fables for This Moment in Time.

    Edition: First printing.

    Columbus, Ohio Ariel Press, (1984). Hardcover first edition - Illustrated with black and white drawings by Mark Peyton. 106 pp. ISBN: 0-89804-0450.

    Condition: Very near fine in maroon cloth with gilt lettering,no dustjacket.

    Book ID: 57968
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