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A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore: Stories, Ballads, Traditions and Folkways of the Mid-American River Country

By: Botkin, B. A. (Editor)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York:, Crown,: 1955.

Edition: Missouri River Edition.

Seller ID: 009036

Condition: Very Good.


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket, is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge-wear and a closed tear lower rear spine. Contains 500 stories and 30 songs. View more info

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Chronicles of Fairy Land

By: Hume, Fergus

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & London, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1911

Seller ID: 010199

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, Thus. A very handsome collectible copy. No flaws to note. 8 Color Illustrations by Maria L. Kirk; and in the text by M. Dunlop. Contains the original fairy tales of King Oberon's Library and The Enchanted Forest. Publisher's red cloth with stamped decorations and titles in gilt, white and black. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. 8vo; 8 inches tall; 20.5 cm; 191 pages with decorated end pages. Top... View more info

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In the Fairy's Garden

By: Lea, John [pseud. John Lea Bricknell.]

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London:, Gale & Polden, Ltd.,: 1917.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 005012


Only other copy found in British Library!Verses by John Lea. Pictures by Joyce L. Brisley.This antique volume is bound in pictorial paper-covered front board, gray paper-covered rear board and red cloth spine. The book shows moderate external wear, with minor loss at the outside corners. The binding is sound. A previous owner's notation appears at the top of the front flyleaf. The pages exhibit occasional light foxing. Ref: OCLC: 561040720... View more info

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Dickon Bend-The-Bow and Other Wonder Tales.

By: McNeil, [Henry] Everett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York and Chicago:, Saalfield Publishing Company,: 1903.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002118


Author's First Published Book. Red cloth covered boards. Front titles and decorations in stamped black and green. Bindings tender. Cloth open front joint, front hinge open, lacking front-free endpage. I suspect that spine/hinge has been repaired (nicely, I will add) Light wear and minor hand soling. Text clean with a hint of toning. View more info

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Swedish Folktales and Legends (The Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)

By: Selected; Edited and Translated by Blecher, George & Blecher, Lone Thygesen

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1994

Seller ID: 009620

ISBN: 0679758410

Condition: Near Fine


Sirens, trolls, giants, household spirits, and ghosts come to life in this unique collection of voices from Sweden's folkloric past. An ambitious collection of Swedish lore by two prize-winning translators of Swedish and Danish, preceded by an informative Introduction by Lone Blecher. Content is organized by subject: Animal Tales; Trolls, Giants, Ghosts, and Other Beings; True Dummies and Clever Folk; How to Win the Princess; Tales of Heroes and Heroines; Metamor... View more info

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Chinese Fairy Tales. Newly Gathered from Many Sources.

By: [Various authors]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, New York:, The Peter Pauper Press,: 1946.

Seller ID: 001599


Book is unflawed. Slipcase has light shelf/handling wear with some darkening. Paste -on title has fading and shows light soiling. Interior unblemished. Perhaps a free endpage has been removed. View more info