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Cuentos Escogidos

by Andersen, Hans Christian; Cuesta, Fernandez (trans.)

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Published
1879
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Early Reprint
Item Price
$285.00

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Madrid: Gaspar, 1879. Bound in 1/4 leather with red pebbled boards (sunning to both panels). Endpapers professionally reatored and book tightened. Ex-college library, with one faint stamp at bottom of title page. 365 pp. A very early copy of this book of fairy tales by Andersen, printed in Spanish, of course. Only five (5) copies… Read more
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$285.00
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Fairy Tales and Sketches

by ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

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Published
1870
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
Early Reprint
Item Price
$245.00

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London: Bell & Daldy, 1870. Bound in green cloth, stamped in gold and black. All edges gilt (top edge faded a bit). Some scuffing to spine, but type still very readable. A handsome early copy in English of this 542 pp. book of Fairy Tales by the master storyteller. Handsome, tight copy. . Early Reprint.… Read more
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$245.00
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Swan Lake

by HELPRIN, Mark

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395498583
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$19.00

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Boston: Ariel Books/Houghton Mifflin, 1989. Two closed tears to dust jacket. Classic Ballet in prose form with 13 beautiful color plates by Chris Van Allsburg; 80pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++. Illus. by ALLSBURG, Chris Van.
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$19.00
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The Wizard of Oz Pop-Up Book

by BAUM, L. Frank

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Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$19.00

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Hallmark Play Books "A stand-up story for you because you're special"; ten "page" pop-up book; one tiny torn piece (still attached) to first page.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket (as published).
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$19.00
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Mother Goose, or the Old Nursery Rhymes

by Mother Goose

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Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Early Reprint
Item Price
$45.00

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London: Frederick Warne Beautiful small (4 1/4' by 6 1/2") book completely illustrated in color; 54pp.. Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped. Illus. by GREENAWAY, Kate. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.
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$45.00
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Broomsticks and Other Tales

by DE LA MARE, Walter

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Published
1925
Condition
VG Only
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Knopf, 1925. Fantasy/fairy tales bound in soiled brown buckram, sans DW; black & white designs by Bold; small book store label on rear paste down; 334pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG Only/No Jacket. Illus. by Bold.
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$25.00
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Master Snickup's Cloak

by THEROUX, Alexander

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Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780060142834
Item Price
$45.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1979. A Medieval moral tale animated by the spirit of Poe and Burroughs; color.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by FROUD, Brian. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$45.00
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Astonishing The Gods

by OKRI, Ben

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Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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LONDON: Phoenix House, 1995. True first edition; previous owners tiny name neatly penned on ffep.; tiny closed tear to top, front of DW; 158pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$25.00
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Golden Tales

by FRANCE, Anatole

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Published
1927
Condition
Fine
Edition
Early Reprint
Item Price
$60.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1927. Faded spine on DW; illustrated end-papers; black & white plates and illustrations; 352pp. Overall a stunning copy of this book in the scarce dustwrapper (beautiful despite the faded spine). A quality production. . Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by PATTERSON, L. A..
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$60.00
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The Swallow and the Tom Cat; a Love Story

by AMADO, Jorge

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Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780440083252
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$19.00

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New York: Delacorte Press, 1982. Translated by Barbara Shelby Merello; black & white illustrations; remainder spray on bottom & front edges; 96pp.;. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by CARYBE.
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$19.00
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Mayday

by FAULKNER, William

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Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Trade
Item Price
$32.50

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Notre Dame: Univ. Of Notre Dame Press, 1978. First trade edition of Faulkner's fable self-published in 1926 with black & white and watercolor illustrations by the author; end-papers; introduction by Carvel Collins; 87pp.. First Trade. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by FAULKNER, William.
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$32.50
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Abdallah or The Four-Leaved Shamrock

by LEFEBVRE-LABOULAYE, Edouard Rene

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Published
1892
Condition
VG
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$16.00

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Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1892. New American Edition bound in blue buckram with gold gilt decorations; part of the "Laurel Crowned Tales" and forms a part of the collection under the title of "Laboulaye's Fairy Book"; translated by Mary L. Booth; previous owners inscription on ffep.; chapter decorations; 232pp.. Reprint. VG/No Jacket.
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$16.00
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Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Another

by SCHRAM, Peninnah

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780876689677
Item Price
$45.00

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Northvale, NJ, U.S.A.: Jason Aronson Inc., 1989. 2nd edition, 4th printing; signed, dated & inscribed by author; illus. in black & white; 508pp. Tight, clean copy. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$45.00

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