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The Starlight Princess and Other Princess Stories

By: Annie Dalton [reteller]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA, DK CHILDREN: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011670

ISBN: 0789426323

Condition: Fine


A collection of various classic Princess tales from different parts of the world and different time periods features enchanting embroidered illustrations which bring each story to vivid life, making them a delight for parents and children alike.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 4to; 11 inches tall; 104 pages; Illustrated with embroidery designs by artist Belinda Downes. View more info

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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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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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Nursery Friends From France

By: Olive Beaupre Miller: Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago, The Book House for Children: 1927

Seller ID: 011671

Condition: Very Good


Second Printing. 11 1/8 inches tall. 191 pages. Light blue cloth covered boards, titles stamped in gilt. Front full color paste-on. Older tape repair on left edge of Paste-on. Decorated map end-pages. Fully illustrated in color. 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; Metamorphoses; Tales of Men and Women; Moral Tales; Parsons, the Good Lord, and the Evil One; Tall Tales, Superstitions, and Jingles... 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