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  • HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: EUROPEAN WITNESS. by [Andersen, Hans Christian] Binding, Paul.
    [Andersen, Hans Christian] Binding, Paul.
    HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: EUROPEAN WITNESS.

    Edition: First edition.

    New Haven: Yale University Press, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first work in English to examine the entire body of Andersen's writings, his extensive travels, and to place his work in the context of European literature. Frontispiece, extensive notes, index. ix, 482 pp. ISBN: 978-0300169232.

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

    Book ID: 72390
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  • BLACK THORN, WHITE ROSE. by [Anthology, signed] Datlow, Ellen and Terri Windling, editors; Nancy Kress and Peter Straub, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Datlow, Ellen and Terri Windling, editors; Nancy Kress and Peter Straub, signed.
    BLACK THORN, WHITE ROSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow - AvoNova, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology of eighteen original adult fairy tales, SIGNED by THREE authors: on the title page by Datlow and by Nancy Kress at her story 'Words Like Pale Stones' and Peter Straub at 'Ashputtle..' Other contributors include Jane Yolen, Michael Cadnum, Isabel Cole, Roger Zelazny and more. REVIEW copy with publisher's slip laid in. 386 pp. ISBN: 0-688-13713x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51527
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  • GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS. by Aylesworth, Jim (retold by); illustrated by Barbara McClintock.
    Aylesworth, Jim (retold by); illustrated by Barbara McClintock.
    GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - A new retelling of this classic story about a feisty little girl whose irrepressible curiosity leads her into even more trouble than she bargained for. Illustrated in full color by Barbara McClintock. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-439395453.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72520
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  • MYTHS TO LIE BY by Bryant, Dorothy
    Bryant, Dorothy
    MYTHS TO LIE BY

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Berkeley, CA: Ata Books, 1984. First edition - An entertaining collection of essays on topics ranging from why Bryant has chosen to self-publish her books, to how to talk to an author, and a discussion of fairy tales. ISBN: 0-931688-124.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 43288
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  • THE MATISSE STORIES. by Byatt, A. S.
    Byatt, A. S.
    THE MATISSE STORIES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A small and elegant volume of 3 stories, each touched in a different way by the paintings of Matisse and each illustrated with a drawing by Matisse. SIGNED on the title page by the author. 134 pp. ISBN: 0-679-438823.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (crease to bottom edge of rear cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 77015
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  • THE DJINN IN THE NIGHTINGALE'S EYE: Five Fairy Stories. by Byatt, A. S.
    Byatt, A. S.
    THE DJINN IN THE NIGHTINGALE'S EYE: Five Fairy Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Enchanting fairy tales for adults. SIGNED on the title page by the author. ISBN: 0-679-420088.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77016
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  • THE DJINN IN THE NIGHTINGALE'S EYE: Five Fairy Stories. by Byatt, A. S.
    Byatt, A. S.
    THE DJINN IN THE NIGHTINGALE'S EYE: Five Fairy Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - Enchanting fairy tales for adults in an appealing small format. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-679-420088.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 13848
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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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  • Cooley, Nicole.
    RESURRECTION: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, winner of the 1995 Walt Whitman Award selected by Cynthia Macdonald. Dark monologues in which Frida Kahlo, Helen Keller, Diane Arbus, Alice Liddell (Alice in Wonderland), Patty Hearst, Snow White, Thumbelina and others - real and imaginary women transfigured by suffering - speak eloquently. 79 pp. Review copy with slip laid in. ISBN: 0-807120588.

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

    Book ID: 31932
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  • Cooley, Nicole.
    RESURRECTION: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, winner of the 1995 Walt Whitman Award selected by Cynthia Macdonald. Dark monologues in which Frida Kahlo, Helen Keller, Diane Arbus, Alice Liddell (Alice in Wonderland), Patty Hearst, Snow White, Thumbelina and others - real and imaginary women transfigured by suffering - speak eloquently. 79 pp. ISBN: 0-807120588.

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

    Book ID: 31933
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  • JACK THE GIANT-KILLER. by De Lint, Charles.
    De Lint, Charles.
    JACK THE GIANT-KILLER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ace Books, (1987.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A recreation of the classic fairy tale set on the streets of modern-day Canada. SIGNED on the title page and dated '11. Introduction and foreword by De Lint. Frontispiece and dust jacket art by Thomas Cantry. vii, 202 pp. ISBN: 0-441-379699.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new but with the usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 53856
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  • NEW FOUND TALES FROM MANY LANDS by Egan, Joseph Burke; Illustrated by Frederick Richardson.
    Egan, Joseph Burke; Illustrated by Frederick Richardson.
    NEW FOUND TALES FROM MANY LANDS

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York and Philadelphia: The Children's Book Club / John C. Winston Company, (1930) dj. Hardcover - From the introduction: "Our treasure is the gold in the gleam of the human mind . . Where is this treasure to be found? In such a search we visit the ancient red men of our own fair land; then we plunge far down into the fever-laden jungles of South America and listen to savages sitting about smoking fires. We wander with the bushmen of Australia across the sun-baked plains. We linger for a time among the savage tribes of Africa; we go north across the Sahara into the lands of the Arabs and follow the slim trail and the tinkle of…

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    New York and Philadelphia: The Children's Book Club / John C. Winston Company, (1930) dj. Hardcover - From the introduction: "Our treasure is the gold in the gleam of the human mind . . Where is this treasure to be found? In such a search we visit the ancient red men of our own fair land; then we plunge far down into the fever-laden jungles of South America and listen to savages sitting about smoking fires. We wander with the bushmen of Australia across the sun-baked plains. We linger for a time among the savage tribes of Africa; we go north across the Sahara into the lands of the Arabs and follow the slim trail and the tinkle of the camel bells. We cross over into the dry country about the Dead Sea where the very winds whisper of the glory of a golden hour." Includes 78 stories starting with from the Comanche, Sioux and Eskimo to those from the Berbers, Swahili, Persian, Turkey, Chinese and Japanese, Kurdistan and Borneo and more. Illustrated by Frederick Richardson with a color frontispiece and three inserted color plates, plus 10 full page black and white drawings. xv, 352 pp Illustrated endpapers.

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    Condition: Near fine in dark red cloth with pasted on illustration, gilt decorations in an art nouveau style. Uncommon dust jacket reproduces the cover illustration - dust jacket is good only with tears and associated creasing but is complete and attractive. Some penciled comments (erasable) at the top of the first story.

    Book ID: 75812
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  • LETTERS TO ZELL. by Griep, Camille.
    Griep, Camille.
    LETTERS TO ZELL.

    Edition: Trade paperback original.

    Seattle: 47North, (2015). SIGNED - A modern interpretation of the fairy-tale stories which explores what happens when the women (Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty) "abandon the stories they didn t write for themselves and go completely off script to follow their dreams." SIGNED on the title page and dated at Sasquan 2015. 326 pp. ISBN: 978-1477829622.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 64381
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  • LUCKY HANS. by Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm; Eugen Sopko, illustrator. retold by Jock Curle.
    Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm; Eugen Sopko, illustrator. retold by Jock Curle.
    LUCKY HANS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: North-South Books, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - A retelling of this classic Grimm Brothers folk tale about Hans who starts home with a lump of gold, but he keeps making worse and worse trades until he is finally "lucky" enough to return home empty-handed! What an optimist. Illustrated in full color by the Czechoslovakian artist Eugen Sopko. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-805000097.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64151
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  • Guy, Rosa.
    MY LOVE, MY LOVE or The Peasant Girl, a Fable.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1990. First edition - An adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's "The Little Mermaid" set on a lush Caribbean Island - the basis for the musical "Once On This Island.". ISBN: 0-8050-16597.

    Condition: Near fine in wrappers (previous owner's name, no creases, very clean). Hard to find in any edition.

    Book ID: 21025
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  • Hague, Michael (Perrault.)
    CINDERELLA and Other Tales from Perrault.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Eight classic fairy tales, including Puss in Boots, Sleeping Beauty and Tom Thumb, beautifully illustrated in full color by Michael Hague. ISBN: 0-8050-10041.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (gift inscription, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 19049
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  • Hague, Michael (Perrault.)
    CINDERELLA and Other Tales from Perrault.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Eight classic fairy tales, including Puss in Boots, Sleeping Beauty and Tom Thumb, beautifully illustrated in full color by Michael Hague. ISBN: 0-8050-10041.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 22053
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  • EVER AFTER HIGH: THE STORYBOOK OF LEGENDS. by Hale, Shannon.
    Hale, Shannon.
    EVER AFTER HIGH: THE STORYBOOK OF LEGENDS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013). SIGNED hardcover first edition - "At Ever After High, the children of fairytale legends prepare themselves to fulfill their destinies as the next generation of Snow Whites, Prince Charmings and Evil Queens...whether they want to or not." SIGNED on the title page. Decorative borders on all pages. 307 pp. ISBN: 978-0316401227.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 72273
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  • HER STORIES: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales. by Hamilton, Virginia.
    Hamilton, Virginia.
    HER STORIES: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York Scholastic, (1995.) dj. Hardcover - Winner of Laura Ingles Wilder Award for 1995. Great colorful, mystical illustrations by Leo and Diane Dillon. Laura Ingalls Wilder Award Medallion on front cover of dj, but this book also won the Coretta Scott King Award. Large format, 109 pp plus list of useful sources. ISBN: 0-590-473700.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48930
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  • HER STORIES: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales. by Hamilton, Virginia.
    Hamilton, Virginia.
    HER STORIES: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York Scholastic, (1995.) dj. Hardcover - Winner of Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for 1995. Great colorful, mystical illustrations by Leo and Diane Dillon. Laura Ingalls Wilder Award Medallion on front cover of dj, but this book also won the Coretta Scott King Award. Large format, 109 pp plus list of useful sources. ISBN: 0-590-473700.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (closed tear at bottom of spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 48931
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  • HER STORIES: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales. by Hamilton, Virginia.
    Hamilton, Virginia.
    HER STORIES: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Scholastic, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Winner of Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for 1995. Great colorful, mystical illustrations by Leo and Diane Dillon. Laura Ingalls Wilder Award Medallion on front cover of dj, but this book also won the Coretta Scott King Award. Large format, 109 pp plus list of useful sources. ISBN: 0-590-473700.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59053
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  • HER STORIES: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales. by Hamilton, Virginia.
    Hamilton, Virginia.
    HER STORIES: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Scholastic, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Winner of Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for 1995. Great colorful, mystical illustrations by Leo and Diane Dillon. Laura Ingalls Wilder Award Medallion on front cover of dj, but this book also won the Coretta Scott King Award. Large format, 109 pp plus list of useful sources. ISBN: 0-590-473700.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28203
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  • Hoxie, Jane L.
    A KINDERGARTEN STORY BOOK.

    Edition: Second edition.

    Springfield, MA: Milton Bradley, 1907. Hardcover - Includes original stories, and re-written or adapted stories for very young children (from the preface, 'to simplify, shorten and remove objectionable elements' - like the cruel stepmother in Cinderella.) 119 pages.

    Condition: Good only in somewhat soiled beige cloth covers, gift inscription on front endpaper.

    Book ID: 19996
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  • Lewis, Janet.
    THE SWANS. An Opera Libretto in Three Acts.

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

    Santa Barbara: John Daniel, 1986. The libretto for an opera by Alva Henderson, based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale of six princes turned into swans by an evil stepmother, but saved by a faithful sister. ISBN: 0-936784-07-5.

    Condition: Very good+ in printed blue wrappers.

    Book ID: 16469
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  • LOS HIJOS DEL SULTAN (a story from the One Thousand and One Nights.) by Lisa, Aniano, illustrator.
    Lisa, Aniano, illustrator.
    LOS HIJOS DEL SULTAN (a story from the One Thousand and One Nights.)

    Edition: First edition.

    Buenos Aires: Editorial Abril, (1949.). Hardcover first edition - Adaptacion del famoso cuento de las 1,001 noches. Illustraciones de Aniano Lisa. En espanol. Children's book illustrated in full color and duo-tone, Large format, unpaginated.

    Condition: Very good overall in illustrated boards - usual toning to the pages, spine splitting, A fragile and very uncommon books

    Book ID: 51697
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  • MIRROR MIRROR. by Maguire, Gregory.
    Maguire, Gregory.
    MIRROR MIRROR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York HarperCollins, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth novel from the author who writes about famous villains from our favorite fairy tales. Set in early 16th cenury Renaissance Italy where Maguire draws a connectionbetween the poison apple in the original Snow White story and Borgia family's propensity for poisoning its victims. Illustrated. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-06-039384x.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (blind embossed seal on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 52493
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  • Maguire, Gregory.
    MIRROR MIRROR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York HarperCollins, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - Another great book from the author who writes about famous villains from our favorite fairy tales. Set in early 16th cenury Renaissance Italy where Maguire draws a connectionbetween the poison apple in the original Snow White story and Borgia family's propensity for poisoning its victims. Boldly SIGNED by the author on the half title page.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 30524
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  • MIRROR MIRROR. by Maguire, Gregory.
    Maguire, Gregory.
    MIRROR MIRROR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York HarperCollins, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth novel from the author who writes about famous villains from our favorite fairy tales. Set in early 16th cenury Renaissance Italy where Maguire draws a connectionbetween the poison apple in the original Snow White story and Borgia family's propensity for poisoning its victims. SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-06-039384x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 65519
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  • MIRROR MIRROR. by Maguire, Gregory.
    Maguire, Gregory.
    MIRROR MIRROR.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York HarperCollins, (2004). Another great book from the author who writes about famous villains from our favorite fairy tales. Set in early 16th cenury Renaissance Italy where Maguire draws a connectionbetween the poison apple in the original Snow White story and Borgia family's propensity for poisoning its victims. 208 pp plus a preview selection from 'Son of a Witch.'. ISBN: 0-06-0988657.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 43957
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  • MIRROR MIRROR. by Maguire, Gregory.
    Maguire, Gregory.
    MIRROR MIRROR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York HarperCollins, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth novel from the author who writes about famous villains from our favorite fairy tales. Set in early 16th cenury Renaissance Italy where Maguire draws a connectionbetween the poison apple in the original Snow White story and Borgia family's propensity for poisoning its victims. Illustrated. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-06-039384x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50303
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