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  • (Drowne, Tatianna Balkoff, translator) Ershoff, Peter; illustrated by Vera Bock.
    LITTLE MAGIC HORSE: A Russian Tale.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Hutchinson, n.d. (ca 1942). Hardcover first edition - An old Russian folk tale told in lively dramatic verse and colorfully illustrated by Vera Bock. Bound in blue cloth with silver lettering on the spine and front cover, illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very good (some fading to the edges of the boards.)

    Book ID: 14021
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  • WALKING WORDS. by Galeano, Eduardo (1940-2015). Woodcuts by Jose Francisco Borges.
    Galeano, Eduardo (1940-2015). Woodcuts by Jose Francisco Borges.
    WALKING WORDS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - An unusual collaboration by this writer from Uruguay- and artist from Brazil - one which "draws on the folklore of rural and urban Latin America to discover and retell 'the stories of ghouls and fools that Id like to write.' . . beautifully illustrated by the Brazilian woodcut artist JosŽ Francisco Borges" Translated from the Spanish by Mark Fried. 328 pp. ISBN: 0-393037827.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74837
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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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  • THE CAT AND THE COOK AND OTHER FABLES OF KRYLOV. by [Krylov, Ivan] retold by Ethel Heins, illustrated by Anita Lobel,
    [Krylov, Ivan] retold by Ethel Heins, illustrated by Anita Lobel,
    THE CAT AND THE COOK AND OTHER FABLES OF KRYLOV.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A retelling of twelve tales of Krylov, the 19th century Russian poet and fabulist, beautifully illustrated in full color by award-winning artist Anita Lobel, Author's notes and sources. Large format. 32 pp. ISBN: 0-688-123104.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51912
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  • EAST AFRICAN WHY? STORIES. by Ogot, Pamela.
    Ogot, Pamela.
    EAST AFRICAN WHY? STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    (Nairobi, Kenya): East African Publishing House, (1966.). First edition - Edited by Cynthia Hunter and Robin Fawcett. Illustrated with single color pictures (blue, red, green, etc.) by Terry Hirst. The author's first book for children, stories collected when she was a child living near Lake Nyanza in Kenya. East African Junior Library No. 1. An appealing small booklet, written at a level for a young child just beginning to read English. 44 pp.

    Condition: Fine in stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 29723
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  • EAST AFRICAN HOW? STORIES. by Ogot, Pamela.
    Ogot, Pamela.
    EAST AFRICAN HOW? STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    (Nairobi, Kenya): East African Publishing House, (1966.). First edition - Edited by Cynthia Hunter and Robin Fawcett. Illustrated with single color pictures (blue, red, green, etc.) by Terry Hirst. The author's second book for children, stories collected when she was a child living near Lake Nyanza in Kenya. East African Junior Library No. 2. An appealing small booklet, written at a level for a young child just beginning to read English. 44 pp.

    Condition: Fine in stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 29724
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  • BEASTLY TALES FROM HERE AND THERE. by Seth, Vikram.
    Seth, Vikram.
    BEASTLY TALES FROM HERE AND THERE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of animal fables in verse by this noted Indian author. From the dust jacket flap: "Familiar characters in a new and magical form, such as the greedy crocodile who was outwitted by the monkey or the steady tortoise who out-ran the hare, here take their place beside a newly minted gallery of characters and creatures who are quirky, comical and always fun. Of the ten fables told here, two come from India [including the delightful story of the louse and the mosquito], two from China, two from Greece, two from the Ukraine, and two, as the author puts it, 'came directly to me from the land of…

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    New York: Harper Collins, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of animal fables in verse by this noted Indian author. From the dust jacket flap: "Familiar characters in a new and magical form, such as the greedy crocodile who was outwitted by the monkey or the steady tortoise who out-ran the hare, here take their place beside a newly minted gallery of characters and creatures who are quirky, comical and always fun. Of the ten fables told here, two come from India [including the delightful story of the louse and the mosquito], two from China, two from Greece, two from the Ukraine, and two, as the author puts it, 'came directly to me from the land of Gup.' " Illustrated with line drawings by Ravi Shankar, who also did the amusing dust jacket art. Small square format. 130 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0171154.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (crease to one leaf).

    Book ID: 63102
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